News Stories

Important Info & Dates at DSIS
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100% Online/Virtual opportunities in development now for 20-21 school year!!
DSIS is hard at work developing 100% online/virtual instruction opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year!
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Homeschool Newsletter
What is happening at DSIS Homeschool
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Counselor Newsletter
Monthly counseling news
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Distance Learning Begins April 13
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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District News

Upcoming Board of Education Trustee Vacancy
The Board of Education is seeking candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy for an at-large Trustee position, effective June 30, 2020.
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June 5 - Fall Planning and Trustee Vacancy
Read Superintendent Bowes' weekly update for more info on Fall Planning, a BOE Trustee Vacancy and more.
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Information and Links to all DJUSD Virtual Graduations
Find all of the links to our graduating schools’ websites and social media pages in one easy place.
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June 2 - DJUSD Statement on Racial Injustice
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DJUSD Fall Opening Planning and Survey
Read Superintendent Bowes' weekly update for more info on our Return to School Family Survey and more.
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Pandemic EBT
Due to COVID 19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits through a State program called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits.
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Return to School Family Survey - Deadline June 5
Share valuable information about your experience this quarter as well as input on measures for the 2020-21 school year.
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Weekly Update from Superintendent Bowes - May 22
In this week’s update, Superintendent Bowes shares information about the DJUSD budget outlook and more.
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Classified School Employees Week
This week we celebrate our classified staff (office staff, groundskeepers, custodians, para educators, student nutrition staff and many more)!
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Weekly Update from Superintendent Bowes - May 15
Graduations and end-of-year celebrations are always a highlight of the school year and mark the culmination of grade level achievement or, in the case of our seniors, an entire school career.
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Social Emotional Support and Well-being
DJUSD launches new referral process to support student wellness during Distane Learning.
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Weekly Update from Superintendent Bowes - May 8
As we establish a steady rhythm in Distance Learning, Superintendent Bowes would like to be sure we continue to provide weekly updates on the progress we are making in determining how DJUSD will operate in the months ahead.
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Our Mission

Davis School for Independent Study is a small, innovative school for students in grades K-12 offering differentiated, high-quality curricular pathways to pursue educational and career goals. We combine independent study, home school, on-site classes, access to other high school and community college courses, and community learning experiences all incorporating individually tailored, challenging and engaging curriculum. We value and prioritize in personal attention and strong relationships among staff, families and students.