How to Enroll Your Child

Children who will be 5 years old on or before July 31st are eligible to attend Kindergarten for the upcoming school year. To begin the screening process, please contact the Elementary Office (573-265-2300 option 1) to schedule an appointment.

If you are transferring to the St. James R-1 School District, please see the guidelines below to make sure you contact the right building to begin enrollment.

Any parents with a child that will be in grades 1-5 should contact the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School to begin the enrollment process.

Any parents with a child that will be in grades 6-8 should contact the St. James Middle School office to begin the enrollment process.

Any parents with a child that will be in grades 9-12 should contact the St. James High School office to begin the enrollment process.

At all locations it is recommended that you bring the following items to enrollment:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization Record
  • Name & Address of Previous School(s)
  • Special Education Information (if applicable)
  • Proof of Residency