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About This School

Saint James Lutheran School is a private middle school in Lafayette. The principal of Saint James Lutheran School is Mr Randall Strakis. 156 children attend Saint James Lutheran School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Saint James Lutheran School students are "limited in English proficiency." 21% of the 156 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Saint James Lutheran School is 10:1. New Community School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 94%
Multiracial 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 1%
Hispanic 0.7%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%
Limited English proficiency 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    Saint James is a great school which works as a partner with families. Indiana Department of Education has awarded Saint James an "A" rating the last four years and has a long standing reputation of academic excellence. The school is accredited by the State of Indiana and the National Lutheran Schools Association. Students have an opportunity to be involved in many extra-curricular activities not offered in a public school choir band musicals & dramas science fair basketball volleyball soccer football & wrestling in partnership with another parochial school and cheer leading. Students graduate from Saint James with a firm foundation in academics citizenship faith and are well rounded. They often become leaders in high school and many have gone on to be their class valedictorians and salutatorians. Saint James has a rich history of education in our community for the past 150 years. The nurturing environment found at Saint James builds character and confidence to last a lifetime.

  • (4 years ago)

    We have children in 1st and 3rd grade and love this school. The community of families the caring teachers the reinforcement of the values that we teach at home and the excellent academic programs make this the school for us!

  • (4 years ago)

    We have been very happy with St. James. I have three kids that attend school there and all of them love it. As a parent I like the fact that the teachers are able to show my children God's love every day. I also know most of the families in my kid s classes. The teachers really care about my kids. It always makes my kids feel special when their teacher comes to their birthday party.

  • (7 years ago)

    The school is great. My son is in the 4th grade and is scoring better then others kids he play with that go to Lafayette schools. All the teachers are all great with the kids. The parent volunteer rate is a nice surprise. We as parents feel that our son is getting a well rounded educational experience and is gaining values that will help him as he grows up and enters the real world.

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