News Stories

The Compassion Project
Sign up for one or more parent workshops. This is a series on adolescent mental health and dialectical behavioral therapy presented by Da Vinci Charter Academy & the Davis/Auburn Center for DBT with Dr. Susan Landes
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Testing Update September 2020
Each year, DJUSD prepares for the administration of tests designed and managed through the College Board, which include the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and AP tests.
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Log in to Canvas Here
Log in to Canvas at the link in this news story.
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Welcome Parent Information Night
The recording of the August 24th parent/guardian informational meeting co-hosted by the DVCA Boosters and Da Vinci Administration is available online.
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Launching the 2020-21 School Year and Drive Thru Pick Up Events
We are excited to connect with the Da Vinci Community and to provide you with information about the upcoming 2020-21 school year. With all the uncertainty and change occurring for schools and across the country, we are grateful that you and your student(s) have chosen Da Vinci
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Summer Office Hours
The DVHS and DVJH offices will be open with limited staff and limited hours through Friday, June 26th and then will close for the summer. Each office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Distance Learning Begins April 13
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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DJUSD School Closure: March 16 - April 12
DJUSD has closed all schools to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 until April 12.
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Black History Month
February is Black History Month. Black History Month has been celebrated since the beginning of the 20th century starting in 1926.
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Big Campus Improvements Coming for DVHS
Community Information Meetings February 26.
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Da Vinci Junior High Recruitment Events!
Great things are happening at Da Vinci... Come learn about our program!
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New Science Labs Community Meetings
Please join the DJUSD Bond Team on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, for two meeting opportunities to learn more about the Emerson and Da Vinci science labs project and to share your feedback.
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District News

November 20 - Return to Campus Update
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community on Return to Campus progress and planning, survey results and more.
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Happy Thanksgiving
Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving Break!
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New Elementary Report Cards During Conference Week
New Elementary Report Cards will be shared during conferences and mailed home the week of December 1.
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November 10 - Return to Campus Update
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community on Return to Campus progress and planning.
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DJUSD Library Circulation during Distance Learning
During Distance Learning, a select number of DJUSD libraries will be checking out books to students.
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Return to Campus - Family Survey CLOSED
In preparation for our next steps, we want to hear from our staff and families about what is important to you now and for the rest of this school year.
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October 29 - New Superintendent’s Message
Read Superintendent Bowes' new message to the DJUSD community for info on our new Return to Campus Family Survey, ways to stay informed and more.
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Parents Can Opt-in for DJUSD Text Messages
Opt-in for DJUSD text message to receive alerts during an urgent situation and announcements during Distance Learning.
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Health and Safety, Steps to Return to Campus – Parent Training Videos
Learn about key factors to health and safety practices and what to expect when students return to campus.
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Fight the Flu with Yolo County
Fight the flu with a free flu shot - drive-thru event at Harper Junior High on October 17
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CalFresh Disaster Response- Food Benefits in Wake of Fires
In response to the wildfires burning across the state, Disaster CalFresh will be available to individuals and families who either lived or worked in Lake, Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano and Yolo counties and experienced a disaster related impact. Disaster CalFresh provides temporary food benefits to disaster victims who were not eligible for regular CalFresh benefits at the time of the disaster.
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DJUSD Receives $9 Million in Facilities Grant Funds to Improve CTE Facilities
We are proud to announce that Davis Joint Unified School District has received $9 million in facilities grant funds from the State of California
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Our Mission

Da Vinci Charter Academy seeks to engender and elicit in students the characteristics, skills, and dispositions embodied in the Da Vinci Graduate Profile in order to prepare them for college, career, and life, in the rapidly changing 21st Century.