St. David School

871 Sonoma Street
Richmond, CA 94805-0948
Tel: (510)232-2283
Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
St. David School has been providing quality Catholic education Pre-K through 8th Grade for 50 years.
St. David School is a parish elementary school which provides a Catholic educational environment.
The school works to support the family in its primary responsibility to educate the child.
Teachers, as facilitators of learning, have a vital role providing educational expertise that addresses the needs of the whole child.
Students are taught to actively contribute to society and to view life according to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The school community fosters understanding, acceptance, and appreciation of all religious and ethnic groups.
The school provides a learning environment where students can develop a positive self image and grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported Title 1 School
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. David School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants, school top)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes $6000 a year K-8 $7000 a year Pre-K Discounts for multiple children
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,750
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jeanette Beard
Admissions Associate Brian Swanson


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Cornerstone Youth Group, Girl Scouts, Homework Club, Leadership, Mad Science, Rosary Guild, Tee Ball & Youth Soccer Choir, Girl Scouts, Homework Club, Leadership, Mad Science, Rosary Guild, Cornerstone Youth Group,
Tee Ball & Youth Soccer,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Arlington Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestmont School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is El Sobrante KinderCare (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-5 | 71 students
    0.4 miles
    6226 Arlington Blvd
    Richmond, CA 94805
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-12 | 56 students
    0.7 miles
    6382 Arlington Blvd
    Richmond, CA 94805
  • El Sobrante
    El Sobrante KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 26 students
    0.9 miles
    3240 San Pablo Dam Rd.
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
  • Richmond
    Salesian High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
    1 miles
    2851 Salesian Ave
    Richmond, CA 94804
  • El Cerrito
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    1.1 miles
    2603 Tassajara Avenue
    El Cerrito, CA 94530

School Reviews

We have a fantastic group of students and families at St. David School. With small class sizes and dedicated teachers, it''s a perfect learning environment. Please stop by for a tour and see what we have to offer. A proper education is the best gift you can ever give your child.
- Posted by Administrator, 05/09/13
Student - 11-5-2012- This is best school in the Richmond area. I love this school. I have been in St. David School since Pre-K, it''s been 8 years. I think that everyone should go to St. David School. You won''t regret it!!!! I hope you do go to this very fine school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/11/12
We wanted a school in a nice area with good teachers. After much searching, we found St. David School. The school is in a safe area and the staff ensures that your children''s safety is there number one priority. The school has a good sports program, wonderful music teacher, excellent academics and a nice sports field across the street from the school. This school will not disappoint!
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12

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The average private school tuition in Contra Costa County, CA is $10,225 for elementary schools and $19,777 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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