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Congratulations to these students who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholars Program!
What's Great About St. James Academy in 2013
- 100% of St. James Academy's 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 graduates were accepted to attend colleges and universities across the United States. 2013 grads were offered $13.5 Million in college scholarships!
- Among our 2013 graduates we have 77 students going to public schools; 37 students will attend Catholic Schools in the fall; 16 students will attend non-Catholic Private Schools; 16 students will be attending junior colleges and one student will be entering active military duty!
- 15 students from the class of 2013 were awarded Kansas Honors based on a calculation of grade point average and ACT Score. They are ranked in the top 10% of all students in the state of Kansas.
- 9 students from the class of 2013 received National Merit Recognition. Jacob Daniel Lewis was a National Achievement Finalist.
- 2 students earned Kansas Governor's Scholars Awards: Brian Paul Buechler and Eric Z. Zheng.
- 2 students earned National Hispanic Scholar Awards: Jane Michelle Castro and Ian David Garnett
- 44 of our 2012-13 students were inducted into the National Honor Society (see article under School News at left)
- Among our 2012 graduates is one seminarian, Mr. Keith Chadwick. Class of 2011 grads, Mr. Doug Leikam and Mr. Thomas Maddock, are currently in seminary. Multiple graduates are serving in various branches of the U.S. Military.
- 67% of all St. James graduates the past five years received college scholarship awards for academics. 2013 graduates accepted $13,516,170 in academic and athletic scholarships to be applied over the next four years of college.
- Student enrollment for 2013-14 is 801 in grades 9 through 12, for the 2013-14 year.
- Class of 2017 is our largest freshman class at 223 students!
- To appreciate the effect the St. James experience has on students even after graduation, see the article from our Archbishop in the May 4, 2012 Leaven, "Make Catholic Secondary Education a Priority in Your Family".
- The school population is 46 percent male and 54 percent female. Non-Catholics represent 4 percent of the population.