News Stories

DV Gear Sales
Check out the New DV Gear in the Webstore! We’ve got all sizes and a few different choices in style and colors.
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Register for the PSAT
Da Vinci Charter Academy will administer the PSAT/NMQST on Tuesday, January 26th at 8:00 am. The PSAT/NMSQT is a standardized assessment taken as preparation for the SAT. For juniors, the PSAT/NMSQT is also a scholarship competition.
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DSHS/DVCA Cash for College Workshop
You are invited to participate in the DSHS/DVCA virtual Cash for College workshop on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 p.m. At the workshop, you will receive help completing your FAFSA or Dream Act application from financial aid professionals.
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Back to School Night Quarters 2 & 4
Join us on Monday, November 9th for the Quarters 2 & 4 Back to School Night. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.
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The Compassion Project
Sign up for the parent workshop which starts October 13th. 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 October 2020
Following a recent message we sent about tests designed and managed through the College Board, this letter is to provide you with new information regarding SAT testing.
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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. At this time, the College Board has no plan to provide alternatives to in-person testing for the PSAT or SAT.
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Parent Echo Gradebook Viewing Instructions
Learn how to view your students grades in Echo Gradebook.
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Senior Information Night
SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, September 15th from 6:30 pm-7:45 pm. Don’t miss this important event for STUDENTS and PARENTS!
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Back to School Night Quarter 1 & 3
I am pleased to invite you to the 2020-21 Da Vinci High School Back to School Night for Quarter 1 & 3 courses which will be hosted via Zoom on Monday, September 14th from 5:30 - 6:45 pm. The evening will begin with a welcome from DVCA Administration and a few DVCA teacher-leaders.
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Virtual College Visits
VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS are happening! This is a GREAT way to get to know a new school or confirm your interest in a school you are considering.
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Schedule Change Deadline
The last day to make changes to student schedules for the 2020-2021 school year is Wednesday, September 9. Please see your counselor for details.
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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.