Davis School District

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Davis School District
Davis School District logo.png
Address
45 East State Street
PO Box 588[1]:72[2]

Farmington, Utah, 84025
United States
District information
Type Public
Motto Learning First!
Grades PK - 12
Established 1911
Superintendent Reid Newey
Governing agency Utah Department of Education
Schools
  • 59 elementary schools
  • 16 junior high schools
  • 8 high schools
  • 4 special schools[1]:72–79
District ID 4900210[3]
Students and staff
Students 68,342[1]:72
Teachers 2,769[1]:72
Other information
Website www.davis.k12.ut.us

Davis School District is a school district serving Davis County, Utah, United States. Headquartered in the county seat of Farmington, it is the 61st largest school district in the United States and the 2nd largest school district in Utah with 68,342 students attending Davis schools as of 2015.[1]:72 It is located almost entirely within Davis County. Students attend elementary school from kindergarten to 6th grade, junior high from 7th grade-9th grade, and high school from 10th grade-12th grade.[2]

In 2006, the Davis School District received recognition for having the nation's top graduation rate among the 100 largest school districts in the United States, according to a survey by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Also in 2006, the superintendent, Dr. W. Bryan Bowles was awarded superintendent of the year in Utah.[Note 1] For the 2016-17 school year, Reid Newey moved from the Weber School District to become the superintendent of DSD.

Communities[edit]

Davis School District serves the following communities:

Schools[edit]

The following schools are part of Davis School District:[1]:72–79

Elementary schools[Note 2][edit]

Junior high schools[edit]

High schools[Note 3][edit]

Special schools[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Until 2016, Dr. W. Bryan Bowles was the superintendent of Davis School District.[1]:72 However, effective 31 August, he retired and a replacement had yet to be named.[4]
  2. ^ As of 2016, Fruit Heights was the only city within Davis County which does not have an elementary school located within the city. (All the communities within Davis County, except Hill Air Force Base are classified as cities.)
  3. ^ In May 2016, construction began on a new, yet unnamed, high school in Farmington. The new school is anticipated to open for the 2018-19 school year.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Utah's 2015-16 Educational Directory". schools.utah.gov. Utah State Office of Education. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-02-18. Retrieved 7 Sep 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "About Davis School District". davis.k12.ut.us. Davis School District. Retrieved 8 Sep 2016. 
  3. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Davis District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 7 Sep 2016. 
  4. ^ Jacobsen, Morgan (13 Jul 2016). "Davis School District superintendent announces retirement". Deseret News. Salt Lake City: Deseret Digital Media. Retrieved 8 Sep 2016. 
  5. ^ Jacobsen, Morgan (24 May 2016). "Construction of new Farmington high school kicks off projects in Davis School District". Deseret News. Salt Lake City: Deseret Digital Media. Retrieved 8 Sep 2016. 

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