Davis Senior High
Best High School in California#77
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||10th grade to 12th grade|
|School District||Davis Joint Unified|
|Location||315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
Davis Senior High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 77th in the best public high schools in California.
The Davis Senior High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.6%||10|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||4.4%||76|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 12.2%
14.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Davis Senior High students are largely upper income and rank 155th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California54th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Davis Senior High scored an average 76% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||70% to 74%*||80% to 84%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 44%*||60% to 64%*|
|Multiracial||80% or more*||80% or more*|
|White||75% to 79%*||90% to 94%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1257
The average SAT score for Davis Senior High students in 2016 was 1257.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT22%
Rank in California688th
Rating2 out of 10
255 out of 1,136 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (22%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 29% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate49%
AP Pass Rank in California22nd
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Davis Senior High offers 6 AP courses. 49 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Davis Senior High had 471 taking AP exams with a 444 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||94%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||49%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||36%|
|AP Courses Offered||6|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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Davis Senior High
315 W. 14th St.
Davis Joint Unified