Saint James the Apostle School

Advancing Academic Excellence, Fostering Faith, Instilling Integrity

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 Class of 2018. As of March 1, they have been awarded over $450,000 this year in scholarship funds and have been accepted to the following high schools:

  • Academy of Saint Elizabeth
  • Mother Seton Regional High School
  • Mount Saint Mary Academy
  • Oratory Prep
  • Roselle Catholic HIgh School
  • Saint Mary the Assumption High School
  • Saint Peter's Prep
  • Seton Hall Prep
  • Union Catholic Regional High School
  • Union County Vocational-Technical School



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Upcoming Events
Sun Mar 25
Palm Sunday - the Lord's Passion 7:30 AM, 9:00AM, 10:30AM & 12:00Noon Mass
  All Masses will begin on the plaza for the Blessing of Palms
Mon Mar 26 Retreat Day - School community
  Reconciliation 9:00AM
Tue Mar 27 Reconciliation 9:00AM
Wed Mar 28 Lenten Prayer Service 11:15AM - Hatcher Hall
  NOON Dismissal - NO After Care
  Easter Recess begins
Thu Mar 29 Holy Thursday - No School
  Morning prayer 9:00AM Church
  Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:30PM
Fri Mar 30 Good Friday - No School
  Morning prayer 9:00AM Church
  Celebration of the Lord's Passion 3:00PM
  Living stations of the Cross (Youth Group) 7:00PM
Sat Mar 31 Holy Saturday
  Morning prayer 9:00AM Church
  NO 5:00PM Mass
  Easter Vigil 7:30PM - This special vigil begins in front of the Church with the blessing of the New Fire
Sun Apr 1 Easter Sunday - The resurrection of the Lord
  7:30, 9:00AM, 10:30 and 12:00noon Mass
Mon Apr 2 No School - Easter recess
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