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Investing in your child’s education at Saint James' is an investment in his or her future. Tuition varies based on type of program, number of days, and time. Preschool classes are three hours, unless otherwise noted. Please refer to the data below for 2019-2020 annual tuition and fees.

Tuition may be paid in full to Saint James’ Episcopal School by May 20; or by other increments via payment plan through the FACTS program. Tuition will be due on the 10th or 20th of the month with this May's tuition applied to next May's tuition. Recent changes to the Internal Revenue Code as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act may allow you to pay a portion of your tuition using money from a Virginia529 Saving Plan. To learn more about this, please read this article or contact a financial advisor.

SJES provides a $500 sibling discount. Limited tuition assistance is also available for qualifying families. Please contact the SJES Business Office for information.

2019-2020 Annual Tuition and Fee Schedule

Please note: preschool classes are three hours unless otherwise noted. The age cut-off date is September 30 for all classes.

Preschool  2 and 3 Year Olds

2 Day, 3 Hour (WF)                   $2,725
3 Day, 3 Hour (MTTH)              $3,350
5 Day, 3 Hour (MTTH + WF)    $5,475

Prekindergarten 4 and 5 Year Olds

3 Day, 4 Hour (MTTH) $4,125
4 Day, 4 Hour (T-F)      $5,035
5 Day, 3 Hour (M-F)     $4,875
5 Day, 4 Hour (M-F)     $6,500


M-F, 8:15am-2:15pm    $8,250

Grades 1 - 5

M-F, 8:15am-3:15pm    $9,090

Non-Refundable, Required Fees

Priority Application Fee             $100 (this fee is optional; only paid if joining the priority list)

New Student Application Fee    $125 (paid at time of application)

Preschool School Fee                   $175

Kindergarten, Grades 1, 2, 4 and 5 School Fee    $350

Grade 3 School Fee                      $450, includes Chromebook fee