Application Process at Saint James School

We would love to have you join the Saint James School community! We invite you to learn more about the application process.

Successful applicants have outstanding character, academic drive, curiosity, and wide-ranging interests in athletics, fine arts, and community service. Joining our small, close-knit community of leaders and learners gives each Saint James student the opportunity to stand out and the chance to be important.

Admission Timeline

Follow these steps to complete the process. Take note of the application deadlines:

Early Decision*: December 1
Regular Decision: January 31

After the initial deadline has passed, we accept applications on a rolling basis.

*Early decision is binding — applicants who are accepted agree to enroll at Saint James School and withdraw all applications to other schools.

Apply Online


The online application includes your general demographic information, a parent questionnaire, and a student questionnaire. Apply now >>

Submit Teacher Recommendations


Submit three teacher recommendations. Recommendations are available through the application portal once the application has been submitted.

Submit Official Transcripts


Submit official transcripts from this current school year AND the previous school year. Please also include any standardized testing scores.

* Please note: The SSAT is not required for 2021-2022 admission.

Schedule an interview


You will have an interview with an admission representative and you may also plan a campus tour.

Personalized Application Process

Admission Deadlines

Early Decision

Application Deadline: December 1
Financial Aid Deadline: December 1
Notification: December 20
Enrollment Deadline: January 15

Regular Decision

Application Deadline: January 31
Financial Aid Deadline: January 31
Notification: March 10
Enrollment Deadline: April 10

* Applications received after January 31 will be considered on a rolling basis, if space remains available. Financial aid applications completed and verified with supporting documents after January 31 will be considered on a rolling basis, if funding remains available.


Phone: 301-733-9330 ext. 3004 | Email Admission's Office | Fax: 301-739-1310

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Admissions at Saint James School