Saint David's is an elementary school for boys of all faiths whose parents seek a school program rooted in the moral and theological traditions of the Catholic Church. Pupils are admitted to Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Eight. The school is located at Twelve East Eighty-ninth Street in Manhattan.
Since its founding in 1951, Saint David's has graduated more than 2,000 students. They have gone on to the most competitive New York City secondary schools and regional boarding schools, and from there to ranking universities and colleges throughout the nation.
The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, subscribing to its Principles of Good Practice for admission of students. Saint David's also belongs to the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York as well as the Educational Records Bureau. The school’s headmaster is Dr. P. David O’Halloran.