Join Us for Our Fall Open House!

Saturday, Oct 10th
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Learn more about Saint James School from our students and faculty, and enjoy student-led tours of campus.
RSVP Today!
Call 301-733-9330 ext. 3004 or email admissions@stjames.edu
Why Choose Saint James School?
  • College-preparatory boarding & day programs
  • Co-ed, grades 8-12
  • 100% college acceptance
  • 7:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 15 AP courses offered
  • 672-acre campus with natural spring
  • Full arts program: theater, music, dance, fine arts, creative writing
  • Competitive athletics
  • Students from 15 states and 17 countries

Applying to Saint James School is a process that requires both reflection on your unique interests, strengths and desired growth opportunities, and contemplation on how you will use these talents to do something special at Saint James. Admission to Saint James is competitive because what we are seeking is rare. Successful applicants have outstanding character, academic drive and 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.
The Saint James Difference
The best way to truly understand what Saint James School has to offer is to schedule a tour and see it for yourself! If you cannot make it to campus, please view our virtual tour or plan to meet our Admissions Team when they visit a city or country near you.
Meet Our Team

Benjamin H. Douglass
Director of Admission
Phone: 301/733-9330 ext. 3005

Amelia M. Fitzsimmons
Associate Director of Admission
Phone: 301/733-9330 ext. 3010

Daniel J. Prete
Assistant Director of Admission
Director of Summer Programs
Phone: 301/733-9330 ext. 3028

Karla R. McNamee
Admission Assistant
Phone: 301/733-9330 ext. 3004

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How big is our student body?

Q: What is the student to faculty ratio?

Q: What is the girl to boy ratio?

Q: Do you conduct Skype interviews?

Q: Where are Saint James students from?

Q: What are our average SSAT scores?

Q: When will I be notified of your decision?

Q: Is a tour part of the application process?

Q: How many applications does Saint James receive a year? How many accepted?

Q: What is the timeline for submitting an application to Saint James?

Q: What does Saint James look for in an Admission candidate?

Q: Is boarding required at Saint James?

Q: How many boarding students do we have?

“Boarding is absolutely amazing at Saint James. Because we come from all over the world, we develop rare relationships that are fun and give you a whole different sense of yourself and the world.” – Renee, ‘12, Bermuda
Contact Us
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Phone:  301-733-9330
Fax:  301-739-1310
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