The St. James Mission is to develop each child to his or her potential, spiritually, intellectually, and physically�that each may grow in grace, enjoy freedom through knowledge, and lead a healthy, productive, and meaningful life.


St. James Episcopal School is a Pre-Primary through 8th grade school that has shaped leaders in Corpus Christi and the surrounding community since 1946. St. James provides that unique combination of academic excellence alongside spiritual formation and sound physical development. Through our premier programs, we are developing scholars into persons of high character and preparing them to be servant leaders in the local and global community. If you are visiting our website for the first time, Welcome! We encourage you to explore our website and get to know the St.James Family. We especially want to invite you for a tour of our campus, to see our classrooms and meet our teachers. To schedule a tour, simply call our office at 361-883-0835. We look forward to getting to know you and how we may serve your children.

(Please note our website is currently under construction.We ask for your patience as we create a new, user-friendly, informative resource for you and our families.)

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Fill Up These Bricks!

Each of these bricks in our schoolhouse represents a generous donor to our Annual Giving - "Investing in Traditions" campaign. We need to fill up these bricks! Our goal is $125,000 and we need your name on a brick to make this campaign a success. Help us grow our great school, with your generous donation, so that we can do more, be more and achieve more for our scholars! To give today, click here.

Annual Giving - "Investing in Traditions" Campaign

Is Under Way!

Our Annual Giving Campaign is off to a great start this year, with over 7o families having already given, along with all of the Board Members, Friends of St. James Board, and Faculty! This year we are striving for 100% participation by ALL our parents, to show our great support for St. James and the fantastic education and experience that our scholars receive here! In order to reach 100% participation, we need approximately 80 more families to commit. Is that YOU?

The Annual Giving Campaign is designed to cover the gap between the cost of tuition and the amount of what it actually costs to educate our children. Your tuition dollars fund approximately 77% of our budget. The Annual Giving Campaign goal of $125,000 will fund approximately 6% of our budget, and the balance is derived from other revenue sources. Please help us make up this IMPORTANT 6% of our budget this year.

Please give today, by going online to our website at Under the Giving tab is an online pledge form and an Annual Fund page. To make a pledge, complete the Pledge Form and submit. Pledges can be paid over time, by cash, check, or credit card. To pay by credit card, follow the “Give Now” prompts under Annual Fund. All donations amounts are private and tax deductible.

Thank you for making St. James a leader in education and foundation of excellence essential to our children’s futures!

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR DONORS! ( For a complete list of donors, check out the November "Jaguar Spirit," our weekly "Arks" and the Annual Giving School House (generously made and donated by Jane and Mark Dodson and Helen and Les Tarrance!)


“Living Our Legacy” Capital Campaign Update

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Your Campaign Dollars at Work!

The following projects have been completed:

  • Storage Shed Removed from Water Street
  • Courtyard Flowerbed Repaired
  • Concrete Breezeway Repaired
  • New Middle School Roof
  • Exterior Lighting Repaired Campus Wide
  • Tiles in Narthex and at Church Entry Repaired
  • Masonry Repaired
  • Missing Downspouts Replaced
  • Broken Drain Pipes on Water St. Level Replaced
  • Water St. Level HVAC Water Lines and Insulation Replaced
  • Security Alarm Panels Upgraded Campus Wide
  • Upgrade Fire Alarm System for Foster, Brown and Gym
  • Access Control System on Main Doors Campus Wide
  • Security Cameras Campus Wide
  • Munds/Dobbins Hall Water Infiltration
  • Middle School Window Repairs

The following projects are in progress:

  • Bluff Terracing
  • Signage Repairs
  • Chiller Unit for Foster Hall and Sanctuary
  • Humidity Control System for Sanctuary
  • Repairs and Updates to Men’s Breezeway Restroom
  • St. James Scholarship Fund
  • St. James Maintenance Reserve Fund





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Event Calendar


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12/18/2014 Christmas Pageant-NOON DISMISSAL
12/19/2014 Christmas Break - NO SCHOOL
1/19/2015 MLK Holiday-NO SCHOOL
2/1/2015 St. James Sunday - Church of the Good Shepherd
2/13/2015 5th Grade Outdoor Ed. - Mo Ranch
2/18/2015 Ash Wednesday Chapel
3/13/2015 4th Grade Outdoor Ed. - NASA
3/23/2015 Classes Resume
4/3/2015 Good Friday-NO SCHOOL
4/17/2015 8th Grade Outdoor Ed. - Washington D.C.
4/28/2015 Spring Birthday Book Club Celebration