Thank you for your interest in St. James Academy Catholic High School.

The Class of 2027 is now full.

Please know that new applicants are welcome, but will be placed on a waitlist.


Step 1: Submit Application Form
  1. Set up your Parent Portal and create your SchoolAdmin parent account here.
  2. Log in to your new SchoolAdmin Parent Account to submit your student’s application. The first time you submit an application in your SchoolAdmin Parent Account you will see the message ‘You haven’t added any students yet’ underneath the Students section of the Parent Portal. To start your student’s application, click the green ‘Begin admissions process’ button in this section. There is no application fee. All applications submitted by the December 15th deadline will receive equal consideration based on established criteria.
    Applications received after the deadline will be placed on the waiting list giving priority to those who submitted by the deadline.
Step 2: Complete Checklist Items

Available through your St. James parent account Checklist.

Release of Records

This is a required Checklist item for 8th-grade applicants. Upon your submission of the Release of Records Authorization form, your current school will forward student records and 7th-8th grade transcripts to St. James Academy. Please note, that transcripts may be sent after the completion of the 8th-grade first semester.

Step 3: Visit Us

Applicants may register to attend a Shadow Day or Open House. These are optional Checklist items for the applicant.

Step 4: HSPT

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a required Checklist item for all 8th-grade applicants to attend St. James Academy. The test will be offered for the SJA Class of 2027 on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. Registration and more information on the HSPT can be found here.

Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)

All families are eligible to apply for Financial Aid. Financial Aid applications open on October 1, 2022, and are due by December 15, 2022, for new and returning students. Apply now!

Step 6: Complete Application Requirements

Finalize all required Checklist items by the application deadline of December 15, 2022.

Step 7: Admission Decisions

Acceptance letters will be sent via email after 3:00 pm on Friday, January 13, 2023.

Step 8: Registration

The registration deadline for accepted students is Friday, January 27, 2023. In order to enroll at St. James students must submit a non-refundable registration deposit of $300.00 and must complete all previous steps. 

Step 9: Enrollment

Once admitted & registration is paid, the final step is to begin course selection! Welcome to St. James Academy! 

Transfer students

St. James Academy accepts 10th and 11th-grade transfer students. We are unable to accept 12th-grade transfers.

All students interested in transferring to St. James Academy must go through the application process. If you have questions about the transfer application process, contact our team at

Transfer Students Will Need The Following to Apply:

  • Official high school transcripts

We are able to offer financial aid to transfer students, but it is limited.