Welcome to SJES

Frequently Asked Questions.

Q: What is the mission of Saint James' Episcopal School?

A:Please refer to our Mission page for details.


Q: Where is Saint James' Episcopal School located?

A: We are located in Warrenton, Virginia, conveniently situated in the oldest district of town, only 42 miles from Washington DC. Please refer to our Contact page for our address and directions.


Q: What are the age requirements for enrollment?

A: We offer preschool classes to children starting at age two and a half. Our elementary program offers Kindergarten through Grade 5. More >


Q: How many students are currently enrolled?

A: For the 2014-2015 school year, our student body is comprised of 130 Preschool students and 76 Elementary students.


Q: What are the school hours?

A: The Administrative Office is open from 8:00am until 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Preschool classes have rolling start times, beginning as early as 8:20am and lasting for three or four hours, depending on the class. Kindergarten hours are 8:15am - 2:00pm. All other elementary class hours are 8:15am - 3:00pm. We also offer an Extended Day program program for our students.


Q: What Extended Day programs do you offer?

A: Rise-n-Shine Club is designed for parents who need their child to arrive at school earlier than the classroom start time. Lunch Bunch is our daily after school program for preschoolers. Extended Afternoon is our extended day program for preK and Kindergarteners and Aftercare is for elementary students.
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Q: Does Saint James' offer any other after school programs?

A: We offer a wide variety of after school activities called Encore programs, such as arts and crafts, sports, and structural engineering with Lego bricks. The classes are typically one hour long, once a week for four weeks. More >


Q: What are the tuition prices?

A: Please see our Tuition page for details.


Q: What is the student to teacher ratio?

A: The ratio is 7:1.


Q: What is the average class size?

A: Our average class size is 10 students, with a teacher and an aide.


Q: How do you accomodate students with peanut allergies?

A: Effective August 2010, SJES implemented a "peanut/tree-nut sensitive" policy.


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