Founded in 1886, St. James School serves more than 100 students in kindergarten through grade eight. Its academic curriculum includes several subjects, such as reading, mathematics, languages, science, social studies and handwriting. The school s campus includes an art room, library, and science and computer laboratories. St. James School also offers programs in physical and religious education. The school encourages students to participate in school masses and prayer services. It has a home-school association that supports various programs, including family holiday parties, dance, weekend family outings and play dates. The school offers extracurricular sports activities in soccer, basketball, volleyball and cheerleading. In addition, it provides before- and after-school care programs. St. James School is located in Rockford, Ill.