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3900 South University Drive
Davie, FL 33328

(954) 472-7086
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
July 14, 2015
the teachers and faculty are excellent at what they do. There are a few teachers that are a little tough on the younger kids, but it's good for the kids to have exposure to different personalities.

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Amount of homework: Just right
July 14, 2015
Everyday my kids bring home homework. If for some reason they haven't got any homework they'll read a book instead.

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Develops grit: Agree
July 14, 2015
my son has a way to go with developing persistence and grit, but every child is unique. He's only 7 and I know kids develop at different speeds.. I think the school helps bring out the determiniation in the children

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Develops respect: Strongly agree
July 14, 2015
I've never seen a child misbehave while on the campus. I'm sure the kids misbehave at times, but I'd say they're pretty well disciplined.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree
July 14, 2015
I can say that my kids are show alot of empathy towards others and are very interested in reading and participating in school events.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
July 14, 2015
Completely, I might be biased but I feel our kids are honest saints.. that's not just from me and my wife but a testament to the faculty at St Davids

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July 14, 2015
The student to teacher ratio is excellent. The teachers are great and don't seem like they're there just for the paycheck but are truly interested in helping the kids learn. I can't say that we've had a bad experience. Our kids have been enrolled for going into their 5th year.

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April 09, 2015
I highly recommend this school. My children have attended St. David Catholic School from Pre-K3 through the 8th grade. It is a great place to be for both students and parents alike. The faculty and staff are warm, welcoming and enthusiastic, which provides a great environment for learning. Upon graduating from St. David Catholic School, my children were ready for the next chapter.....catholic high school. They are well rounded academically, spiritually and socially. I cannot thank them enough for the gift of a great education. Great job St. David!

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March 02, 2015
I do not recommend this school, especially for children with difficulties. The teachers and administrative staff behaved unprofessional and made myself and my children feel unwelcome. The school refused to separate twins who were having difficulties in same pk3 class. The teacher's aid appeared incompetent and was unable to handle pk3 behaviors and challenges. During a conference, the teacher's aid sounded like a true amateur (i.e., how do you handle them at home? I feel bad for you.). I understand the "aid" is a helper, but she probably should not be included in conferences and reprimanded for her unprofessionalism. The administrative staff and some of the other teachers (not all of them as there are some good teachers on staff) spoke unprofessionally to the older sibling (i.e., called her sisters' devils and they expressed feeling bad for her). I have been in Broward county my entire life and have never experienced such unprofessionalism within a school environment. I really wonder how parents with children who have special needs attend this school, please save yourself the stress and go elsewhere.

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March 02, 2015
I do not recommend this school, especially for PreK3. The school does not have protocols in place for adequate positive reinforcement for 3 and 4 year old children and implemented as the year progressed at the request of this parent. The parent asked for the siblings to be separated at first conference, but the school refused. I feel horrible for leaving my children there longer then I should have and I recommend if your child begins to have problems at St. David's Catholic School in Davie, Florida to remove them immediately to prevent your child and yourself for enduring the stress that the school will put upon you.

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February 13, 2014
I have no regret what so ever, my daughter is been in St. David since Kindergarten and now she is in 8th grade all ready for High School. Nothing is perfect is this world and yes, there might be some things they should change like hiring younger teachers. But over roll is an excellent school, the discipline they impart to the kids is amazing and communication with teachers is great.

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August 30, 2013
Avoid this school. I took my son out last year and wished i had done it much earlier. My spouse and i kept him at this school for five years hoping things would get better but they didn't. Specifically the teachers didn't get any better. Especially in the lower grades (pre-k 3) for example, but other grades too you will find teachers who are cold and distant towards children and parents. This comes across during parent/teacher conferences, one on one meetings, complaints from my son, and other children as well as other parents. I know complaints have been filed by many and i've heard some of these "experienced" teachers wete going to have their employment terminated but it hasn't happened.Hence,my our decision to remove our child. If the principal wants student enrollmentvto rise

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May 14, 2009
My son has attended St. David's for the last 4 years. St. David's has not only helped him grow academically, but also spiritually. It's not just a school, it's a family! He is learning skills at St. David's that will help mold him not only as a good student, but as a good human being. My son loves school and says that he cannot imagine going anywhere else. The local public school has 9 classes per grade, so your child is a number not a person. At St. David's your child is part of a family and is known as an individual not a number. We also love both priests- Father O'Reily and Father Naughton.

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February 05, 2009
I like the school personally because it is a safe and religous environment to be putting your child(ren) into and I 100% approve and I send my children there! Plus also I like the preist their Father O'Reilly. He is very kind and loves the boys and girls of all ages! And he has a couple of mascots, his dogs! They are so cute!

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November 26, 2008
The teachers at this school do not communicate with each other about student needs. If your child has any special learning needs you will need to coordinate everything. The school's teachers are basically facilitators, not educators.

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April 01, 2008
its a great school all the teachers are nice and the staff lets go wolfhounds

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December 23, 2007
I go there they have the best teachers and staff! everyone is so happy and joyous!!!!

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no rating
June 28, 2007
The Best, both my children have attened St. Davids My daugher is now in 8th and my son graduated 2 year ago. My son was very well prepared for HS and now has a 3.8 GPA. The enviroment is family, and the teachers and administrators are open and caring. THis school has been a blessing spiritually and academically. 11 years with St. Davids and I never had one problem, it has been a wonderful experience. A fantastic learning enviroment. Really a blessing

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March 19, 2007
This school has been a disappointment. It is fine for the younger kids, but the 8th grade doesn't have quality academic programs available. They are at a disadvantage when they go to high school.

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September 05, 2006
This school is the worst. The uniforms are bad. The academic section is bad. You are better of in a public school. The teachers are nice and so are the principle but it can be a good school!

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February 14, 2006
I had 2 children attend St Davids with a 3rd beginning there now. It is a structured yet loving environment in which the principals of charity and kindness are put into everyday experiences-kids there are happy and do very well academically in high school. The faculty is approachable and parent involvement is encouraged. Curriculum is challenging if child capable. School events are fun and highly anticipated by children. Math program perhaps is weaker than other departments. I could send my 3rd one to any school but would only choose St David's. Significant number of national merit finalists(later in high school)graduated from St David's.

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June 20, 2005
This is a wonderful school. My daughter was struggling in 5th grde at a public school, I found st davids and the teachers dedicated themselves to raising my daughters grades as well as her self confidence. Parent involvement is huge. A very loving and structured enviorment.

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April 11, 2004
When I graduated from St David and entered high school, I was totally unprepared. All my public school friends were far more advanced and started off in high school with more advanced courses. I was just as smart, but St. David didn't give me the opportunity to excel in high school. The workload is also a joke, and there's very little academic discipline amongst the students.

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August 22, 2003
Having come from a critically overcrowded public elementary school, this school is a breath of fresh air. Each grade has 2 classes as opposed to the 9 classes in our public school. I found the curriculum to be more challenging than my children's public school. Also, it was quite a relief not to have my children rehearsing to take a state test all year. Children here are tested once in the beginning of the school year. This frees up the remainder of the year for fun, hands on learning.

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St David Catholic School
3900 South University Drive, Davie, FL  33328
(954) 472-7086
Last modified St David Catholic School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St David Catholic School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top