St. David's Episcopal Day School

  • St. David's Episcopal Day School curriculum meets the needs of each child through developmentally appropriate practices, materials and methods.
  • The whole child is developed -- cognitive, social, physical, emotional and spiritual.
  • The skilled teachers and specialists work to provide an enriching environment where the foundation for a love of learning and respect for others can grow. The class sizes are small, and there are always two skilled professionals available to assist the children.
  • The children exercise and strengthen their growing bodies in developmental movement classes.
  • Field trips and special visitors are part of the program.
  • In the past, optional programs included Spanish and Computer Tots.
  • Since St. David's is a Christian institution, a weekly chapel service is part of the school experience.
  • This is a joyous time of worship through song, story and prayer, usually conducted by our Rector.
  • Further emphasis is placed on Christian living by example and the inclusion of holiday themes.
  • Parents of the children are welcome to participate in all aspects of the program.
  • Non-Christian families are invited to share their heritage with us as well.
  • St. David's School was established in 1955 by the Vestry of St. David's Episcopal Church.
  • The School offers classes for two, three-, four- and five-year-old as well as an Extended Care service for a limited number of children who are enrolled in the School program.
  • Young children of all races and religions are welcome at St. David's School.
  • Presently St. David's Episcopal Day School serves 145 children through its various programs.
  • Our school participates in DE Stars, the voluntary quality improvement plan for centers and family home day cares.
  • Our school is accredited by the Nursery and Kindergarten Association of Delaware and licensed by the state of Delaware.
  • We are also members of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and Mid-Atlantic Association of Episcopal Schools.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
European Council for International Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1955
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer rates depend on schedule, length of day. Can be weekly or monthly payments.

Student Body

Total Students110 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(sneakers)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesAvailable on the website. Monthly rates vary depending on age, schedule.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJanet Leishman

School Notes

  • St. David's Episcopal Day School curriculum meets the needs of each child through developmentally appropriate practices, materials and methods. The whole child is developed -- cognitive, social, physical, emotional and spiritual. The skilled teachers and specialists work to provide an enriching environment where the foundation for a love of learning and respect for others can grow. The class sizes are small, and there are always two skilled professionals available to assist the children. The children exercise and strengthen their growing bodies in developmental movement classes. Field trips and special visitors are part of the program. In the past, optional programs included Spanish and Computer Tots. Since St. David's is a Christian institution, a weekly chapel service is part of the school experience. This is a joyous time of worship through song, story and prayer, usually conducted by our Rector. Further emphasis is placed on Christian living by example and the inclusion of holiday themes. Parents of the children are welcome to participate in all aspects of the program. Non-Christian families are invited to share their heritage with us as well. St. David's School was established in 1955 by the Vestry of St. David's Episcopal Church. The School offers classes for two-, three-, four- and five-year-old as well as an Extended Care service for a limited number of children who are enrolled in the School program. Young children of all races and religions are welcome at St. David's School. Presently St. David's Episcopal Day School serves 145 children through its various programs. Our school participates in DE Stars, the voluntary quality improvement plan for centers and family home day cares. Our school is accredited by the Nursery and Kindergarten Association of Delaware and licensed by the state of Delaware. We are also members of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and Mid-Atlantic Association of Episcopal Schools.
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  • Wilmington
    Faith Preschool & Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 54 students
    2.2 miles
    720 Marsh Rd
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 764-8624
    2.2 PK-K
    54

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Hi, My kid was studied in this school and it's very good school for beginers. Teachers are very experienced and well trained. Unfortunately I moved to my home country due VISA issue otherwise I would continue this school for my both kids. My kid is still missing this school even it's more than a year.
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