Kindergarten – Grade 8 Enrollment Procedures:

Please click HERE to view our Enrollment Procedures for the Pre-Kindergarten Program


Call the school at (860) 643-5088 or e-mail to request information and/or schedule a visit.  You can also complete our 2024-2025 Application Form  (click link) and fax it to the school at (860) 649-6462, e-mail it to, or send it in via postal mail to:

Saint James School
Attention:  Admissions
73 Park Street
Manchester, CT  06040


Contact the school to schedule an appointment for a Kindergarten Screening or Placement Test (Grades 1-8).  Prior to the appointment, you will be required to submit copies of the following:

  1. A copy of your child’s Birth Certificate
  2. A copy of your child’s most recent standardized test scores (if applicable)
  3. A copy of your child’s most recent report card & a completed Third Party Release Form
  4. A copy of any planning/placement/special services reports pertaining to your child
  5. A copy of your child’s Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
  6. A completed Kindergarten Transition Form (for students entering Kindergarten from a preschool other than Saint James only)

We also strongly encourage new students entering grades 3-8 to “shadow” a current Saint James School student for a day prior to acceptance.  This helps your child get the full experience of coming to our school and allows us to get to know your child a little better.  This can be scheduled for the day of their placement test.


The first round of acceptance letters will be mailed home in March.  For later applicants, acceptance letters will be sent based on space availability as well as completion/review of of all necessary paperwork and assessments.

Once you receive your acceptance letter, in order to secure a spot for your child, the completed Family Registration paperwork and tuition contract (enclosed with your acceptance letter) must be submitted by the deadline noted in the acceptance letter.  Along with the paperwork, a registration fee (payable to Saint James School) will hold a spot for your child(ren).  This is a non-refundable fee, however it will be applied towards your annual tuition amount.

Welcome to SJS!

If you have any questions regarding the application process or are in need of further information about the school, please call the school office (during school hours) or e-mail us at