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Welcome to St. James Academy

One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic

Faith-based, Student-focused  

Mission Statement

St. James Academy exists to pass on the Catholic faith to the next generation. The community is rooted in the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and is dedicated to developing the minds and hearts of young people to know Truth, choose Good and live virtuously in the service of others. 

Great Things Are Happening At St. James Academy

  • Enrollment for the 2014-15 School Year is at 837, grades 9-12.
  • St. James Academy is 51% female, 49% male.
  • St. James Academy has 4.7% non-Catholics enrolled for 2014-15 School Year.
  • Our largest Freshmen Class to date is the Class of 2018 with 246 students.
  • 2014 Graduate Augusta Garies is attending the United States Naval Academy.
  • 7 students from the class of 2014 received National Merit Recognition, including four semi-finalists.
  • 2 students from the class of 2014 received Kansas Governor's Scholarships.
  • 27 students from the class of 2014 were Kansas Designated State Scholars.
  • 20 students from the class of 2014 were Kansas Honors Scholars.
  • Among our graduates joining the seminary are: 2014 - Mr. Andrew Bredemann, Mr. George Rhodes;
    2012 - Mr. Austin Krause, Mr. Keith Chadwick.  2011 - Mr. Doug Leikam, Mr. Thomas Maddock.
  • Graduates discerning joining the convent are: 2012 - Miss Kayla Mauro.
  • 67% of all St. James graduates the past five years received college scholarship awards for academics, leadership, stewardship and athletics.
  • To appreciate the effect the St. James experience has on students even after graduation, see the article from our Archbishop in the May 4, 2012 Leaven, "Make Catholic Education a Priority in your Family.

    St. James Academy is proud to partner with the Johnson County Library to help our students.  Students can receive tutoring through the JoCo Library Website by clicking on this link: Homework Help - JoCo Library.  Assistance is free with a Library Card.

    St. James Academy is pleased to be a member of the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce.

President's Desk

Daily Announcements

For Love's Sake

Click here to learn more about how you can enhance the mission of St. James Academy by extending the love of Christ to all of its students burdened by illness through our "For Love’s Sake" program.
We miss you Robert, Connor, Lauren, Zach and Brooks!
Eternal rest, grant unto them O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.