News Stories

Back to School Night 2021-2022
We are looking forward to hosting you virtually for this year's Back to School Night on September 7, 2021.
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SAT for 12th Grade Students Applying to 4-Year Colleges and Universities
Da Vinci Charter Academy will administer the SAT on Wednesday, October 13th at 8:00 a.m.
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PSAT for 10th/11th Graders
Da Vinci Charter Academy will administer the PSAT/NMQST on Wednesday, October 13th at 8:00 a.m. This is a FREE test for Da Vinci students, sponsored by DJUSD.
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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.
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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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Graduation Ceremony Class of 2021
Da Vinci Charter Academy held its 16th annual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 on our campus on Thursday, June 10th.
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Graduation 2021
Graduation is June 10, 2021. Our team has been extra busy making final preparations for the big date.
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Party Like It's 1929 Night
You are invited June 3rd to the biggest virtual party of the (junior) year! Party Like It’s 1929 Night features themes of the 1920’s, while showcasing students’ hard work.
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Coded Bias documentary for all DJUSD families
Wednesday, May 19th at 5:00 p.m., the Da Vinci Computer Science Honors Society & the Da Vinci Black Student Union will be hosting a free film screening of the Coded Bias documentary for all DJUSD families.
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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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Soft Launch Opening Activities Week of 5-9 April
With our forthcoming Hybrid Return to Campus set to launch on Monday, April 12th, we are inviting your sophomore or ‘new to DVHS’ 11th or 12th grade students to optional campus orientation activities during the week of April 5-9.
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URGENT AP Updates
The Da Vinci AP Exam Schedule has been updated. In order to respond to the changing needs of our community, we are REOPENING AP Test Purchase though Thursday, March 11th at 11:59 pm.
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District News

Apply Today for the National School Lunch Program
This program benefits our students, families and other school programs!
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Welcome Back to School!
Interim Superintendent Matt Best welcomes our students, families and staff to the new school year!
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Children Ride Free with Unitrans
Children 18 and younger can ride Unitrans for free!
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What Happens When There is a Positive COVID-19 Case on Campus?
In the event there is a confirmed COVID-19 case or exposure, here is what you can expect
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Health and Safety Updates for the First Day of School
Visit www.djusd.net/covid-19 for additional information and resources.
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Getting Started with Canvas as a Family Member
Parents/guardians will assume the role of an "observer" and access your student's info.
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Canvas 101 for Students and Families
Join us on Monday, August 23 to learn more about our learning management system.
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Welcome, Interim Superintendent Best
The DJUSD Board of Education has appointed Matt Best as Interim Superintendent.
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Farewell from Superintendent Bowes
Read Superintendent Bowes’ last message to the DJUSD community. Beginning August 9, he will begin serving as the Superintendent of Manhattan Beach USD.
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2021-22 Bell Schedules
Bell schedules will follow the same routine used during the 2019-20 school year.
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High School Grade Changes to Pass/No Pass with AB 104
AB 104 provides guidance on student retention options, grade change requests and graduation coursework requirements as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DSIS Virtual Academy Info Night - August 4
Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, August 4 at 5:00 p.m.
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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.