St. James Elementary School

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4625 Garnet St

Torrance, CA 90503

(310) 371-0416

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Catholic

Student Enrollment: 330

Students Per Teacher: 37

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for St. James Elementary School

I cannot recommend this school. I have a long history with SJS, so I know the school well. The standard for academics is great, however the problem with kids being bullied leaves a black cloud over the school. The policy for bullying is NOT enforced! After meeting the parents of the bullies, I could ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/13

Good school when it comes to student outcomes but has a real problem with aggressive parents. My kids like the school and like the religious elements but I don't care for the 39+ class size.

Posted by a parent on 05/26/10

Being a public school educator and a mother of a St. James' student, I can attest to the school's rigorous academic and religious curriculum. My daughter's love for school, acquired knowledge, self-confidence, global awareness, kind heart, and excellent study habits in addition to the caring staff and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/23/10

Great school. Great academics. Real problem with bullying!

Posted by a other on 01/13/10

I am a former student of SJS. My son is now a student at SJS. This school has always had a high standard of education, morals and respect. Children are not being taught in the homes to respect one another. The principal and teachers at this school will not tolerate any disprespectful behavior. They ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/20/09

St. James has excellent shcolastic programs and interactive programs that involve the families of their students. They work hard to raise money for the school, year round, to provide the best education and activities for their students.

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

Something has changed in the last two years. The Principal no longer cares for the students as she once did, but appears to more concern about her image. The teachers are afraid to say anything openly regarding the principal. The parents involvement had been fantastic till the last few years, but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/09

I would not recommend SJS to anyone who has the option of sending their children elsewhere.

Posted by a parent on 12/11/07

My child has been a student at SJS for 6 years. It has proven to be one of the best experiences she has ever had. We moved out of state briefly to a state known for having some of the best public education in the US. My child was academically above and beyond the students in her class. The social ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/07

I never worry about dropping off my daughter for school or after school care. The Principal work miracles with these young kids, instilling hardworking and loving kindness in our kids. My daughter loves going to school because all the teachers fosters a warm and nurturing environment. We are so ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/01/07

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Torrance schools — St. James Elementary School is located at 4625 Garnet St, Torrance CA 90503. 4625 Garnet St is in the 90503 ZIP code in Torrance, CA The school district for St. James Elementary School is the Archdiocese Of Los Angeles. St. James Elementary School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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