Davis Bilingual Magnet School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Davis Bilingual Magnet School is a public school in Houston, Texas that offers an innovative, dual-language program for students in grades K-8. The school focuses on teaching students in both English and Spanish, with the goal of providing students with the necessary skills to become bilingual and biliterate. Davis Bilingual Magnet School has a rigorous academic program and offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students. The school focuses on developing students’ language skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. In addition, the school offers an array of enrichment courses, such as music, art, and physical education. The school also has a strong parent involvement program, which encourages and supports parents in their child’s education. The school provides resources to assist parents in understanding their child’s academic progress and provides opportunities for parents to become involved in the school community. At Davis Bilingual Magnet School, students are provided with the opportunity to become global citizens who are prepared to succeed in a global society. The school’s mission is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to become bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural citizens.
500 W Saint Marys Rd
Tucson, AZ 85701
Pre-K – 5
Overview Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Davis Bilingual Magnet School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Davis Bilingual Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Davis Bilingual Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Davis Bilingual Magnet School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.