About Davis Senior High School



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Located on our current campus since 1960, Davis Senior High School (DSHS) is one of the top comprehensive high schools in the Greater Sacramento Area.  As a three-year high school, we are known for strong academic, athletic, fine and performing arts, and Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. We offer a variety of outstanding Advanced Placement courses and effective support classes for students in our Special Education and English Learner programs. At the Academic Center, U.C. Davis students provide our students with free tutorial support and mentoring. Our school is fortunate to receive generous parent and community support through PTA, internships, coaches, and booster groups. Our students participate in more than fifty student-directed clubs and intramural programs advised by our committed staff.


Address & Map 

Davis Senior High School
315 W. 14th Street
Davis, CA 95616,
Phone: 530.757.5400
Fax: 530.757.5492

Campus Map of DHS

Community 

Davis Senior High School is located in a university town about 14 miles west of Sacramento, the state capital. The population is approximately 66,000.

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School 

Davis Senior High School is a 3-year public comprehensive high school with a reputation for academic excellence and an emphasis on preparation for college. It is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Enrollment 

                        2017-18 Total:          1749

                             10th grade:          608

                             11th grade:           572

                             12th grade:          569

Faculty 

The faculty consists of 84 certificated staff members (full and part-time), 5 administrators (full-time), 6 counselors (full and part-time), 2 Crisis Managers (part-time), 2 psychologists (full and part-time), 1 nurse (part-time) and 1 librarian (full-time).

Class of 2019 Reported Post-Secondary Plans

Four Year College


Number of students Percent of class
University of California 116 21%
California State University 102 18%
California Independent Univ/College 25 4%
Out of State Universities/Colleges 120 21%


Two Year College

Two-Year Colleges and Vocational Programs 136 24%
Working Full-Time 13 2%
Military Programs 4 0.7%
Gap Year 18 3%
Students Not Reporting 5 0.9%
Other 23 4%
Total 562  c.100%





Summary of Post Secondary Plans Number Percent
4-Year Colleges 363 72.7%
2-Year Colleges 136 27.3%
Total 499 88.8%