Faculty/Staff

The St. James Academy Team!

St. James Academy has a 16:1 faculty-student ratio that includes 11 full time faculty, 7 part time faculty, 1 resource teacher and Teacher aides K – 8th.

Our Faculty & Staff

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  • Pastor - Reverend John H. Howard
  • Principal - Mrs. Kathy Dunn
  • Principal - Mrs. Christine Lang
  • Office Manager - Mrs. Lisa Cooper
  • Business Manager - Mrs. Stephanie Pena

  • Kindergarten - Mrs. Heidi Drake Website
  • First Grade - Ms. Carrie Humann — Website
  • Second Grade - Ms. Bethany Williams Website
  • Third Grade - Mrs. Courtney Niemeyer website
  • Fourth Grade - Mrs. Lexie Clemens Website
 
  • Fifth Grade - Mrs. Sally O'Neill Website
  • Sixth Grade - Mrs. Jamie Schlehuber Website
  • Jr. High Algebra/Math - Ms. Lauren Mottles Website

  • Eighth Grade/Science/Religion - Mrs. Cindy Skraby Website
  • Seventh Grade/Junior High Language Arts/Social Studies - Mrs. LeeAnn Mott Website
  • Library - Mrs. Elaine Kwasniewski Website
  • Resource - Mrs. Cherine Tavassoli
 

  • Preschool Director - Mrs. Laura Kuhn (Preschool Page)
  • Preschool Teacher - Mrs. Laurie Saunders
  • Preschool Teacher - Mrs. Cindy Velasco
  • Preschool Teacher - Mrs. Christine Leo
  • Technology - Mrs. Amber Wilcox Website, Mr. Michael Powell
 
  • Aide - Mrs. Jenna Gallo
  • Aide - Mrs. Christina Reed
  • Aide - Mrs. Sarah Phillips
  • Aide - Mary Kelly
  • PE/ PM Day Care - Mrs. Kelly Ramsay

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!