Davis High School

  • Davis High School serves 2,164 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Davis High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Davis High School's student population of 2,164 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Davis High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Davis High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1528 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
83%
22%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
12%
56%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Davis High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.300.41
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Graduation Rate
83%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYakima School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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