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Davis Elementary

Points of Pride

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    • On site Family Links Program (which services parent with children birth to four years of age)

    • On site Michigan School Readiness Program for 4 year olds

    • All Day Every Day Kindergarten

    • One of 42 school district in the State of Michigan, and the ONLY rural school district in Southwest Michigan awarded the competitive Reading First Grant

    • Highly qualified, approachable, dedicated teachers and staff

    • Research based differentiated instructional practices

    • Hands on science instruction

    • Art, computer, library, and music for every classroom each week

    • Physical Education provided twice each week

    • Rising MEAP scores

    • Students travel the world via Virtual Field Trips

    • Full time certified elementary counselor

    • Friendly, accommodating staff and secretaries

    • Entire facility and playground remodeled in 2001

    • Air-conditioned classrooms

    • Bilingual support

    • Elementary age community athletics available

    • After-school tutoring program provided by certified staff


    Facilities:
    Davis Elementary School, built in 1952, is located at 409 N. Phelps Street. The facility and playgrounds were completely renovated in 2001, with an expansive technology update.

    School Organization:
    The school year at Davis Elementary School consists of two semesters of two marking periods each. Each marking period is nine weeks. Students have one exploratory class (Art, Computers, Music, or P.E.) each day for forty minutes. Students have two recess periods daily.

    Davis Elementary School Staff Members:
    All staff meet the No Child Left Behind standard of Highly Qualified.

    Curriculum:
    The Davis Elementary curriculum emphasizes a well rounded curriculum of Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Technology, and the Arts.

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