Daily Schedules

Building BlocksDaily Activities & Checkpoints

Each week your child will also engage in small group teacher directed learning activities that are focused on specific academic skills in art, math, language arts, and the development of fine and gross motor skills. With our facilities, experience, and dedication, you can expect the best education for your child.

We believe in a balanced program of child-centered and teacher-directed learning activities. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with us to check out our fun-filled classroom!

                                     All Preschool Students





7:45-8:00   Parent Sign-In        
  • Students Sign in Journals
  • Free Indoor Play
  • Morning Circle Song & Prayer
  • Pledge of Allegience
  • Calendar, Weather
  • Rhyme/Poem
  • Attendance Chart, Counting
  • Thematic Story
9:15-9:30   Physical Education        
9:30-9:45   Hand Washing, Prayer and Snack        
9:45-10:00   Religion Lesson        
  • Second Circle Read Aloud
  • Whole Group Lesson
  • Mystery Bag Sharing or Letter Wheel Activity

 Small Group Craft / Learning Activity

10:40-11:25    Outside Play        
11:25-11:45    Inside Play        

Letter Bag

Music and Movement or Felt Board

Closing Prayer and Song



Story Time



Quiet Play

2:45   Full-Day Student Pick-Up        

Kind Words About Us...

"One of the greatest benefits of a St. James Academy education is the commitment of faculty to continued personal growth."

"St. James Academy promotes a spirit of enthusiasm that fosters a sense of community thereby maintaining a strong Catholic mission."

"St. James Academy did an excellent job at incorporating a variety of supplemental texts, materials and methods to meet the needs of the students and their various learning styles!"

"They integrate Christian values into the curriculum, with an emphasis on spiritual development, positive approach to discipline and community building activities."

St. James Academy is a private Catholic school in North County, San Diego. If you are searching for the premier preschool, elementary school or junior high school in proximity to Encinitas, Del Mar, and Solana Beach, contact us today!