Saint David's School

The mission of Saint David's School is to educate boys to fulfill their potential through rigorous academic pursuit, deliberate moral introspection, and critical analysis of ideas and issues.
The classical tradition of balance has guided the school since its beginning.
The school seeks to engender intellectual curiosity, appreciation for the arts, skill and sportsmanship in athletics, and an enduring love of learning.
Saint David's boys distinguish themselves as young men of ideas and ideals, action and reflection, who fulfill the aspirations of the Founders "... that they be good men.".

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,385
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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Saint David's School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1951

Student Body

Total Students
432 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Saint David's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
13 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Jacket and tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PreK Tuition 34935 + 3500 per semester for extended day option K - 8th grade Tuition 52385
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions Director
Allison Vella
Admissions Associate
Ann Roberts
Endowment Size
$70 million

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School Notes

  • The mission of Saint David's School is to educate boys to fulfill their potential through rigorous academic pursuit, deliberate moral introspection, and critical analysis of ideas and issues. The classical tradition of balance has guided the school since its beginning. The school seeks to engender intellectual curiosity, appreciation for the arts, skill and sportsmanship in athletics, and an enduring love of learning. Saint David's boys distinguish themselves as young men of ideas and ideals, action and reflection, who fulfill the aspirations of the Founders "... that they be good men."
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Saint David's School cost?
Saint David's School's tuition is approximately $52,385 for private students.
What sports does Saint David's School offer?
Saint David's School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field and Winter Track.
What is Saint David's School's ranking?
Saint David's School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Largest student body and Largest endowments.
When is the application deadline for Saint David's School?
The application deadline for Saint David's School is Dec. 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,385
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $42,965 for elementary schools and $47,626 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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