St. James–St. John School is a co-ed Catholic elementary school located in historic New Bedford, Massachusetts. We teach preschool through 8th grade and have a diverse population of two hundred and fifty students. SJSJ is governed by our pastors with the help of the principal, and is overseen by parents.

As part of the wider Christian community, we strive to teach in the spirit of Jesus Christ. We nurture a vibrant spiritual and academic life, emphasizing love and compassion for others.

As of 2012, St. James–St. John School is accredited by NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges).

Registration Is Open

St James–St John School is now accepting registrations for the 2018-2019 school year for grades Preschool 3 through Grade 8. We offer a rigorous academic program rooted in gospel values.

Our program also offers weekly classes in art, music, foreign language, technology, and physical education. In addition, we offer before and after school extended care, a full-time nurse, peer tutoring, hot lunch program in a welcoming family atmosphere. We are an accredited institution by NEASC. Need based scholarship funds can be applied for through the FACE Scholarship Fund

Open House will be held on Thursday February 1st from 6-8 pm. Please contact the principal Cristina Raposo at principal@sjsjschool.com for more information.

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Latest News

1. Tomorrow, Monday we will have a dress down day for a young girl who is a parishoner of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St James who just had surgery on her brain for a tumor removal. Her name is Gabby, can we please keep her in our prayers.
2. Tuesday -Friday will be dress down day for our local food pantry. Please bring in a dollar or nonperishable food item. Please note all dress down days are optional 🙂
3. Last gift card order and Greg’s Cakes and pies due tomorrow

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