Davis Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,715
Best High School in California
#77
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 10th grade to 12th grade
School District Davis Joint Unified
Type Public
 Phone (530)757-5400
 Location 315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA 95616
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Davis Senior High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White54.9%942
Black2.7%47
Hispanic17.2%295
Asian Pacific20.1%345
Native American Indian0.6%10
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races4.4%76

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
Sophomore579
Junior549
Senior587
Total1,715

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
54th
Rating
10 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
Girls65% to 69%*85% to 89%*
Boys70% to 74%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial80% or more*80% or more*
White75% to 79%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites20% or less*21% to 39%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1257

The average SAT score for Davis Senior High students in 2016 was 1257.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
22%
Rank in California
688th
Rating
2 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 Rate
49%
AP Pass Rank in California
22nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
10 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.4%90
Boys7.7%64
Girls3.1%26
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%22
Boys1.7%14
Girls1%8

Location

Davis Senior High
315 W. 14th St.
Davis, CA
95616
(530)757-5400

10 out of 10 1

District

Davis Joint Unified
Davis, CA