Saint James the Apostle School

Advancing Academic Excellence, Fostering Faith, Instilling Integrity

Saint James the Apostle School
where our students
learn like champions,
pray like champions
and live like champions!
Schedule a tour by calling (973) 376-5194.



Saint James the Apostle School HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • ½ day and full day PreK-3 program
  • Full day PreK-4 program
  • Full day Kindergarten
  • New science lab
  • Pre-algebra and algebra classes (Grades 6-8)
  • 1:1 Chromebooks (Grade 6-8)
  • Fine arts program including art and music
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Archdiocese of Newark STEM Expo
  • Presidential Academic & Physical Fitness Programs
  • On site Before and After Care program
  • Bus transportation for Union residents
  • Many extracurricular activities
  • Many opportunities to serve God and others


We are so proud of our graduates. The last two graduating classes received over $1.2 million dollars in scholarship funds to be able to attend the following high schools:

  • Benedictine Academy
  • Mother Seton Regional High School
  • Mount Saint Mary Academy
  • Oratory Prep
  • Roselle Catholic High School
  • Saint Peter's Prepatory
  • Seton Hall Prepatory
  • Union Catholic Regional High School

​Additionally, our students have been accepted into programs at Jonathan Dayton's Collegiate Academy and Union County Vocational Schools.


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Upcoming Events
Mon Dec 11
Sandwich Day
  DARE - Grade 5
Thu Dec 14 Art Club Grades 4-6 2:30-3:15PM
Sun Dec 17 Family Mass - Grades 2 & 3 12:00Noon
  Festival of Lessons and Carols 3:00PM in the Church
  Youth Group 8th grade 5:30-7:30PM school gym
Mon Dec 18 Reconciliation Grades 6-8 9:00AM
  DARE - Grade 5
Tue Dec 19 Reconciliation Grades 3-5 9:00AM
Wed Dec 20 Gingerbread Houses Grades 1-8 3:00 - 5:00PM
Thu Dec 21 Art Masters Grades 7 & 8 2:30-3:15PM
  Christmas Pageant 1:00PM and 7:00PM
  After Care end at 5:00PM
Fri Dec 22 Advent Prayer Service 11:15AM Hatcher Hall
  All are welcome
  NOON Dismissal - NO After Care
  Christmas Recess begins through January 3
Sun Dec 24 Christmas Eve
  4:00 PM Mass with the Children's Choir
  7:30PM Mass
  Midnight Mass - Concert begins @ 11:30PM
Mon Dec 25 Merry Christmas! May the Peace and Joy that Christmas brings always be with you and your Family!
  Mass @ 7:00AM, 9:00AM, 10:30AM and 12 Noon
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