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.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
International Boys' Schools Coalition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1951

Student Body

Total Students432 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Saint David's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Jacket and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$52,385
Tuition NotesPreK Tuition 34935 + 3500 per semester for extended day option K - 8th grade Tuition 52385
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions DirectorAllison Vella
Admissions AssociateAnn Roberts
Endowment Size$70 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
Track and FieldWinter Track,

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."

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    (212) 812-8521
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    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 288-6710
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