Top 10 Best Davis Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,297 students in Davis, CA (there are 8 private schools, serving 932 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Davis, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%). Davis has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Davis, CA are Robert E. Willett Elementary School, Cesar Chavez Elementary School and Pioneer Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Davis, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Davis have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Davis, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert E. Willett Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1207 Sycamore Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5460
Grades: K-6
| 482 students
Rank: #22.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1221 Anderson Rd.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5490
Grades: K-6
| 518 students
Rank: #33.
Pioneer Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5215 Hamel St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5480
Grades: K-6
| 535 students
Rank: #44.
Davis Senior High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5400
Grades: 10-12
| 1,810 students
Rank: #55.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2121 Calaveras Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5430
Grades: 7-9
| 494 students
Rank: #66.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1220 Drexel Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5445
Grades: 7-9
| 618 students
Rank: #77.
North Davis Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 E. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5475
Grades: K-6
| 513 students
Rank: #88.
Patwin Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2222 Shasta Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5383
Grades: K-6
| 386 students
Rank: #99.
Davis School For Independent Study
Alternative School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
526 B St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5333
Grades: K-12
| 273 students
Rank: #1010.
Fred T. Korematsu Elementary At Mace Ranch
(Math: 57% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3100 Loyola Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5358
Grades: K-6
| 477 students
Rank: #1111.
Da Vinci Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-7154
Grades: 7-12
| 574 students
Rank: #1212.
Birch Lane Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 Birch Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5395
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: #1313.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4000 E. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95618
(530) 757-5330
Grades: 7-9
| 581 students
Rank: #1414.
Fairfield Elementary School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
26960 Co Rd. 96
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5370
Grades: K-3
| 39 students
Rank: #1515.
King (Martin Luther) High (continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
635 B St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5425
Grades: 9-12
| 53 students
Rank: #1616.
Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Danbury Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2100
Grades: K-6
| 413 students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2127
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Davis, California

Davis, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1602 Oak Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-7154
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Davis, CA?
How many public schools are located in Davis, CA?
17 public schools are located in Davis, CA.
What percentage of students in Davis, CA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Davis, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Davis, CA?
Davis, CA public schools minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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