Davis Joint Unified School District

526 B St.
Davis, CA 95616-3811
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Davis Joint Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,220 students in Davis Joint Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Davis Joint Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
17 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
8,220 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
394 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Davis Joint Unified School District, which is ranked #158 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#151 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Davis Joint Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Davis Joint Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Davis Joint Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Davis Joint Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.63
# American Indian Students
34 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,363 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
17%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,857 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
56%
# Black Students
239 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
4,015 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
49%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
25 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
666 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
567
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
553
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
549
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
551
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
565
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
586
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
634
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
661
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
683
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
721
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
696
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
709
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
745
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,960 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,641 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$115 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Davis Joint Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$120 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Davis Joint Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,960
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Davis Joint Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,641
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Davis Joint Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Davis Joint Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert E. Willett Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1207 Sycamore Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5460
Grades: K-6
| 490 students
Rank: #22.
Davis Senior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5400
Grades: 10-12
| 1,756 students
Rank: #33.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1221 Anderson Rd.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5490
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: #44.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5215 Hamel St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5480
Grades: K-6
| 553 students
Rank: #55.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1220 Drexel Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5445
Grades: 7-9
| 651 students
Rank: #66.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 Calaveras Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5430
Grades: 7-9
| 482 students
Rank: #77.
Davis School For Independent Study
Alternative School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
526 B St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5333
Grades: K-12
| 174 students
Rank: #88.
North Davis Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 E. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5475
Grades: K-6
| 514 students
Rank: #99.
Da Vinci Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-7154
Grades: 7-12
| 580 students
Rank: #1010.
Fred T. Korematsu Elementary At Mace Ranch
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3100 Loyola Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5358
Grades: K-6
| 465 students
Rank: #1111.
Patwin Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2222 Shasta Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5383
Grades: K-6
| 364 students
Rank: #1212.
Birch Lane Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Birch Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5395
Grades: K-6
| 538 students
Rank: #1313.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4000 E. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95618
(530) 757-5330
Grades: 7-9
| 607 students
Rank: #1414.
Fairfield Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
26960 Co Rd. 96
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5370
Grades: K-3
| 44 students
Rank: #1515.
Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1441 Danbury Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2100
Grades: K-6
| 410 students
Rank: #1616.
King (Martin Luther) High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
635 B St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5425
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2127
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 17 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 8,220 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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