St. James School is Enrolling!

Offering Pre-K, Preschool & Kindergarten

St. James has a wonderful affordable preschool for ages 3 to 6 years,  Kindergarten, and has been serving the community for over 37 years! 

Our excellent school offers:

  • Low student/teacher ratio

  • A highly academic program

  • Part-time and full-time schedules

St. James is a California childcare aware participant. Serving Navy and Armed Forces. QPI Participant (Quality Preschool Initiative) Please, see the tuition, schedule, and more information below!

Call to enroll today at (619)-423-8648 or email to

  • Community Care Licensed/Lic #37081689

  • Implementation of San Diego Health and Human Service/COVID19 Symptom Decision Tree


Half / Part time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Full / Full time:  6:30 am - 5:30 pm

    Week: 5 days, Monday through Friday


Contact the preschool for tuition cost and enrollment information.

Imperial Beach Library Program

St. James School participates in the Wednesday IB Library, bilingual program.


St. James Lutheran Preschool is a ministry of St. James Lutheran Church, providing a warm and loving Christ-centered environment, where young children can develop to their fullest potential.

Complete handbook and enrollment forms are available in the school office.

Director Kristina Santillan

Follow us on our school social media: 

St James Church & School IB | Facebook


Non-Discrimination Policy:

St. James Lutheran Preschool admits children of any sex, religion, race, color, ancestry, national or ethic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to children at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, religious, race, color, ancestry, national or ethnic origin in the administration of it's educational policies, or other administered programs. St. James Lutheran reserves the right to refuse admittance or dis-enroll a child if there is a threat to the personal or emotional well-being to students or our staff.