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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The next couple days will be Dress Down Days. Friday, Monday and Tuesday will be $1 for the Tree Project.
Wednesday Nov 21st will be a dress down day, students may either bring in $1 or a canned good/non perishable item for the food drive.

In addition Wednesday dismissal will be at 10:30am with no extended care available in the afternoon. The school will close at 11am and will re-open on Nov 26th. If you ordered a pie or cake from Gregg's Restaurant, delivery will take place Wednesday, please come to main office to pick up your order after 10am.

A Blessed Thanksgiving to all our friends and families.
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It was Stone Soup Day in First Grade. The children had fun preparing and eating their soup. They measured and weighted their veggies and then donated the soup to feed the needy. A great lesson in unselfish love for others during this time of Thanksgiving ... See MoreSee Less

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