580 Lake Avenue, Saint James, NY 11780


Main Office: (631) 382-4455
School Fax:  (631) 382-4456
Principal - Ms. Lynch: (631) 382-4455
Health Office: (631) 382-4460
Psychologist: (631) 382-4464
Social Worker: (631) 382-4471
Custodian: (631) 382-4465



Kindergarten Orientation Registration information - Letter

Bond 2021

Kindergarten Welcome Video 2021



Screentime Presentation

Kindergarten Registration Information - Click Here



The USDA has extended the free breakfast and free lunch offerings for all school districts participating in the National School Lunch Program through June 2022. Therefore, all students remain eligible for breakfast and lunch at no cost for the entire 2021-2022 school year. Please note that a' la carte items are not considered "meals" and do not qualify as free, but are still available for purchase. THESE ITEMS INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL CARTONS OF MILK, INDIVIDUAL JUICE, BEVERAGES, SNACKS, INDIVIDUAL FRUIT. For additional information, please contact Child Nutrition at 631-382-5000.

St. James Elementary First and Second Graders Perform Nutcracker

Nutcracker(2).jpg thumbnail208728

Principal Mary Grace Lynch pledged the “sweetest Nutcracker you’ll ever see.”

First and second graders at St. James Elementary School then delivered with their performance of the Tchaikovsky ballet on Monday morning.

The Nutcracker cast even included Lynch as Mother Ginger.

Music educator Christa Braunreuther conceived of staging the performance at St. James Elementary more than a decade ago and pitched it to Lynch. Monday’s performance marked the 13th anniversary of the original one — all involving first and second graders.

St. James Elementary Students Earn Recognition for Math-Themed Posters

Award winners hold certificates thumbnail208282

Several St. James Elementary students in Robyn Koch's fifth grade class entered a math poster contest sponsored by the Association of Math Teachers of New York State. The posters were viewed by many mathematics teachers at the 71st AMTNYS annual meeting in November. This year’s theme was Building Mathematical Minds for the Future.

Lauren Kruse won first place for her poster entered in the elementary division. Joseph Volante received a second-place certificate. And Anna Gucciardi was recognized as a third-place winner.

Each winner received a certificate, ribbon and gift card.

Smithtown CSD Students Offer Appreciation to Police at Thanksgiving

Student letters to police thumbnail207797

Smithtown Central School District elementary school students sent a very special thank you to local heroes in advance of Thanksgiving.

The Smithtown Teachers’ Association organized a card-writing campaign to thank Suffolk County police officers from the local 4th Precinct.

The messages included students completing the sentence, “I am thankful for the police because …”

• The police make me feel safe.

• They help us get home if we are ever lost.

• They put their life on the line to help others.

• They help people that need help.