Davis Joint Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 8,620 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).
The top ranked public schools in Davis Joint Unified School District are Robert E. Willett Elementary School, Davis Senior High School and Cesar Chavez Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Davis Joint Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Davis Joint Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
17 Schools
10,330 Schools
# Students
8,620 Students
6,192,888 Students
# Teachers
381 Teachers
264,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Davis Joint Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 989 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 2018-2019 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
0.66
0.64
# American Indian Students
30 Students
32,921 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,514 Students
718,659 Students
% Asian Students
18%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,820 Students
3,363,800 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
54%
# Black Students
246 Students
337,130 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
4,429 Students
1,436,225 Students
% White Students
51%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
25 Students
28,731 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
556 Students
272,750 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
623
530,055
# Students in 1st Grade:
559
456,554
# Students in 2nd Grade:
605
453,997
# Students in 3rd Grade:
633
445,706
# Students in 4th Grade:
623
464,918
# Students in 5th Grade:
600
470,293
# Students in 6th Grade:
677
484,340
# Students in 7th Grade:
689
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
705
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
746
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
728
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
713
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
719
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,313 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,962 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,313
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,962
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Davis Joint Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Robert E. Willett Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1207 Sycamore Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5460
Grades: K-6
| 526 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
| 1,750 students
Rank: #33.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1221 Anderson Rd.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5490
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #44.
Pioneer Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5215 Hamel St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5480
Grades: K-6
| 526 students
Rank: #55.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1220 Drexel Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5445
Grades: 7-9
| 723 students
Rank: #66.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 Calaveras Ave.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5430
Grades: 7-9
| 460 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
| 107 students
Rank: #88.
North Davis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 E. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5475
Grades: K-6
| 574 students
Rank: #99.
Da Vinci Charter Academy
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-7154
Grades: 7-12
| 595 students
Rank: #1010.
Fred T. Korematsu Elementary At Mace Ranch
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3100 Loyola Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5358
Grades: K-6
| 501 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
| 432 students
Rank: #1212.
Birch Lane Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Birch Ln.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 757-5395
Grades: K-6
| 575 students
Rank: #1313.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Junior High School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4000 E. Covell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95618
(530) 757-5330
Grades: 7-9
| 631 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
| 43 students
Rank: #1515.
Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1441 Danbury Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2100
Grades: K-6
| 496 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
| 55 students
1400 E. Eighth St.
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 759-2127
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 8,620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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