Love. Learn. Lead.

The St. James Experience

St. James Episcopal Day School provides your child a rich learning environment grounded in a seven-decade long legacy of academic excellence and steeped in the Episcopalian faith right in the heart of Baton Rouge’s historic Downtown.

With a 7 to 1 faculty-to-student ratio, the level of individualized instruction we offer each student is unparalleled in the Baton Rouge area, ensuring that your child will have the support he or she needs to learn, grow, and thrive.  

Why St. James?

Because at St. James, your child can have it all.

A small, caring, personalized, day school experience combined with the academic and leadership preparation needed to succeed in middle school and beyond. St. James is the perfect environment to propel bright minds to explore their curiosity, expand their vision, and discover their purpose.

What We Offer


St. James offers a rigorous curriculum focused on developing the whole child while encouraging students to reach their highest potential.

Pelican’s Nest

About Pelican’s Nest

Day School

Challenging curriculum with a nurturing environment for students in grades PreK-3 through 5th grade.

About Day School


Music, Art, STEM, Spanish, Christian Education, PE, Library, Guidance, and Broadcast.

About Enrichments

Innovation & Technology

Using technology responsibly and creatively.

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PreK-3 Magical Nursery Rhyme Unit



14, 2021

Christmas Program


16, 2021

Pizza Day


17, 2021

Gingerbread Day; Early Dismissal (11:40 am); End of 2nd Quarter


03, 2022

Christmas Holidays


03, 2022

Professional Development Day (No students)

Want to Learn More?

Join us for a visit.

We invite you to experience all that St. James has to offer. Schedule a visit to tour our beautiful, historic downtown campus today or speak with the Director of Admission to learn more about our application process.

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