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Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint James School community! We look forward to getting to know your family and working with you through 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.

Your first step towards admission at Saint James school is to complete the Inquiry Form. You will be added to our mailing list and will receive login information to access the application portal where you can begin the online application.

Returning families may navigate directly to the application portal to access the online application.

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Application Process

About Early Decision

Early decision is an excellent option for students who have already decided that Saint James School is their first choice. Acceptance is binding—applicants who are accepted agree to enroll at Saint James School and withdraw all applications to other schools.

Be sure to select the "Early Decision" option when completing your application. The deadline is December 1.

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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
Day Student Notification February 16
Notification March 10
Enrollment Deadline April 1

Rolling Admission

After the initial deadline has passed, we accept applications on a rolling basis if space is available.

Non-Discriminatory Statement

Saint James School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical disability, ethnic origin, or any other protected category in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, athletic and other School-administrated programs, or employment practices in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.

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The Saint James admission team is here to help you every step of the way. From exploring the SJS community to completing your application, please reach out to us at any time to for assistance. Contact us at or 301-733-9330 ext. 3004.

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