News Stories

DVCA Grade Realignment
Great things are happening at Da Vinci Charter Academy (DVCA)! At the start of the 2022-23 school year, DVCA will implement two exciting changes that have been in the works for the last three years.
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DVCA Alumni Spotlight
The Da Vinci Alumni Network (DVAN) continues to grow and develop in support of the DVCA program and its graduates.
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DVJH Back to School Night
Emerson and Da Vinci Junior High School Virtual Back to School Night on Tuesday, September 14th begins at 6:00 p.m.
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Welcome Letter 2021-2022
On behalf of the staff of Da Vinci Charter Academy, we are pleased to welcome you to the 2021-22 school year. Registration is August 23rd.
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Summer Letter 2021
Both the DVJH and DVHS offices will be closed from July 2nd through August 9th. Most staff are now officially on summer break.
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Virtual Community Outreach Presentation for Solar Implementation at Da Vinci Junior High School
Online presentation available until Monday, June 7, at 5:00 p.m.
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Instructional Model Preference
In case you wish to change your student(s) instructional model for April 12, we are providing a form to indicate your preference for your student(s):
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Galapagos 2021: Virtual Museum Exhibit with Live Presentations
Our Biology signature event this year was held via zoom on February 25th 2021. The Da Vinci 9th grade class put on incredible presentations describing the predicted effect of human impact on the Galapagos islands and the creatures that live there.
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Program Planning for the 2021-2022 school year
Ms. Bowen has office hours for questions about next year's class selection or general registration questions. Drop in any time between 4-6 p.m.
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Galapagos Museum Night 2021
All are invited to the Virtual Galapagos Museum Night on Thursday, February 25th.
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DVHS Tech Hub Naming Opportunity
Please take a moment to read the over the communication below regarding the launch of the naming process for the Da Vinci Tech Hub. We are scheduled to break ground on our new Tech Hub building this summer.
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Da Vinci Junior High School Parent Information Night
Da Vinci Junior High School Parent Information Night is Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. ​ This is your opportunity to learn about the small learning community that is Da Vinci Junior High School, and what is has to offer!
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District News

Change in Contact Tracing and Quarantine Protocols
Due to the shorter incubation period of the Omicron variant, the CDPH has revised its schools guidance regarding contact tracing and quarantine.
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Superintendent Search Community Survey
The survey will be available until February 16, 2022.
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Virtual Community Outreach- New STEM, Aquatic Center and CTE Bond Projects at Davis Senior High School
Virtual Community Outreach Presentation Available- Community feedback period open until Friday, February 11, 2022.
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Important Changes to COVID-19 Protocols
Important Changes to COVID-19 Isolation, Quarantine and Communications Protocols
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DJUSD COVID-19 Rapid Test Kit Distribution
Test kits have been distributed to our students. Please check with your student to make sure they received one and brought it home.
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Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program is a Federal Communications Commission program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.
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December 17 - Holiday Wishes and District Updates
We wish everyone a restful and relaxing winter break.
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DJUSD Adopts Juneteenth Resolution Establishing Annual Holiday
The Davis Joint Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a resolution celebrating Juneteenth Independence Day and designating June 19, 2021, and June 19 of each year thereafter as a local DJUSD holiday
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Important Communication Regarding TikTok Social Media Challenge
Davis Joint Unified School District staff were informed this week that videos are being posted on the social media platform, TikTok, encouraging students to threaten a school shooting in order to shut down school on Friday, Dec. 17.
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Winter Break Meal Pickup
View meal pickup locations during DJUSD"s winter break.
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Secondary Bell Schedule Review
Senate Bill 328 mandates that all Senior High School students start school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. beginning Fall 2022.
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November is Native American Heritage Month
November is a time to honor and celebrate the vibrant culture, rich histories and important contributions of Native people and nations in the US.
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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.