A Message from the Supervisor of Academic Instruction

  • At Davies, we have ambitious academic goals for all students. It is our goal for all students to receive unsurpassed academic instruction in a safe learning environment where students are offered multiple opportunities to succeed and enrich their knowledge and understanding of the world. We want to offer all students the opportunity to be college and career ready by offering them access to a full academic coursework (26 ½ credits) of quality and engaging curriculum. Our curriculum and instruction prepares students for the opportunity to be successful on the PSAT 10 and SAT, assessments that measure college and career readiness. It is our goal to ensure 75% of our students are reaching the benchmarks on the PSAT 10 and SAT by 2025. We have been working diligently on our comprehensive assessment system to ensure curriculum alignment and quality instruction so all students have the opportunity to be successful.  Further, we have established pathways that offer students advanced coursework opportunities in each subject area (Math, English, Science, and Social Studies). Students also have access to higher education through concurrent and dual enrollment offerings. Not only do we value academic excellence, but we also value equity and diversity. All students have access to earning the Seal of Biliteracy upon graduation, recognizing those students who have exceptional language skills and who speak more than one language. Our mission is to ensure all students receive rigorous academic preparation to accompany their career and technical education in order to create college and career-ready students for tomorrow’s workforce.

    Academic Opportunities
    PSAT 10/SAT
    Goal: 75% of Davis students will reach both ELA and Math benchmarks by 2025. (Resource: Khan Academy - Free to sign up and used at Davies. KhanAcademy.org)

    PSAT 10-10th grade -Free opportunity for all 10th graders to help prepare them for the SAT.
    PSAT 10 Benchmarks EBRW - 430 Math - 480

    SAT-11th grade -Free opportunity for all 11th graders to help prepare students for college or career.
    SAT Benchmarks EBRW - 480 Math - 530

    Advanced Placement (AP) Courses - Courses that offer college-level curricula with an opportunity to earn college credits if students pass the AP Exam.

    Concurrent / Dual Enrollment - An opportunity to take a college-level course and earn college credits.

    Seal of Biliteracy - Earn the endorsement on your diploma by meeting benchmarks on a state-approved ELA assessment AND Language assessment.

    National Honor Society - The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.