Welcome to St. James School

Welcome to the virtual home of St. James School. Located within the borough of Danielson, Connecticut, we provide a dynamic place of learning for children in preschool through eighth grade. Within these walls, we mix Catholic values and high academic standards to create a holistic education experience. St. James School is affiliated with the St. James Parish and Norwich Diocese.

Foremost, we are a community of learners with an enduring commitment to Catholic values. We joyfully engage in service-oriented activities as a vehicle to strengthen our ties to the Catholic Church and the families we serve. We are clear in purpose as we strive to carry out our role providing compassionate service within our greater community.

We invite you to explore what St. James School has to offer.

A Message from Our Principal

Dear St. James Families,

Happy Easter! I hope that everyone had a wonderful vacation and Holy Week.

Now that we've returned, many events which seemed far away before break are coming up quickly. Most pressing is the Iowa and Cogat testing that takes place each year. Some classes take just the Iowa's, and some classes take the Cogat test as well. Testing begins April 28. This year, we include first grade in the Cogat testing. The testing window lasts two full school weeks, as some classes need enough time to meet the requirements for both sets of tests.

Please make sure your child gets plenty of sleep, has the opportunity for a good breakfast, and avoids absences for all but serious illness, such as fever or vomiting. This will help give us the most clear and accurate data when the results come back to us.

Testing results influence decisions regarding curriculum and instruction. The staff will look at trends of information in light of a classroom's performance, the school's performance, and our performance year to year. We greatly appreciate everyone doing their share to help in this endeavor.

Peace and Blessings,

Peace and Blessings,

Monique Almquist
Monique Almquist

Latest News

The tentative date for graduation is Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. The date is subject to change based on any subsequent snow days.

Father Daughter Dance

Be sure to mark your calendar for our annual “Father Daughter Dance” on Saturday, May 10!