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.  

What We Offer


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

Pelican’s Nest

Serving children from eighteen months through two years old.

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.

About Innovation & Technology
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Latest News & Events

Pelican News

November 8, 2021

The Power of Play at St. James

October 19, 2021


October 12, 2021

PreK-3 Magical Nursery Rhyme Unit



03, 2021

St. James Soiree


07, 2021

T-Shirt Tuesday and Donut Day


14, 2021

Christmas Program


16, 2021

Pizza Day


17, 2021

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

Not Just Academics

Student Life

Along with chapel services in the historic St. James Episcopal Church sanctuary, students and their families enjoy beloved school traditions throughout the year.

Learn More About Student Life