News Stories

View a recording our Virtual Information Night!
Join us for more information regarding our Virtual Academy, as well as our existing hybrid and homeschool programs.
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Counselor Newsletter
Monthly counseling news
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Important Info & Dates at DSIS
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Homeschool Newsletter
What is happening at DSIS Homeschool
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2021 Commencement Ceremony Recording
The DSIS Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 was livestreamed during the ceremony at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
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DSIS Virtual Back to School Night!
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Welcome Back to DSIS!!!
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Canvas LMS is live!
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DSIS 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony!!
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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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Distance Learning Resumes August 28
Visit the DJUSD website for our Family Guide to Distance Learning.
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District News

Secondary Bell Schedule Review
Senate Bill 328 mandates that all Senior High School students start school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. beginning Fall 2022.
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November is Native American Heritage Month
November is a time to honor and celebrate the vibrant culture, rich histories and important contributions of Native people and nations in the US.
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November 12 - DJUSD News and Updates
Catch up on the latest news and opportunities in DJUSD.
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DJUSD Redistricting Process and Public Forum
To ensure District Trustee Areas are in compliance with related laws, DJUSD must review and potentially adjust its electoral maps after each census (every 10 years).
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DJUSD Adopts Ethnic Studies
The DJUSD Board of Education unanimously approved our Ethnic Studies recommendation at the November 4 Board meeting
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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
In anticipation of Pfizer’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds, DJUSD will be hosting clinics in Nov/Dec
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October 29 - Message from Interim Superintendent Matt Best
As we look ahead to cooler weather and the holidays, we have a lot happening in DJUSD.
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Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Emerson and Da Vinci Junior High
On Monday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m., DJUSD celebrated the expansion of the Emerson and Da Vinci Junior High campus by commemorating the opening of four new science classrooms.
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The New Season Brings New Opportunities to DJUSD
Interim Superintendent Best shares the latest updates and opportunities with the DJUSD community.
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Ethnic Studies Community Update - October 12
Join us for an update on DJUSD's Ethnic Studies recommendation!
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i-Ready Assessment
To support student learning and growth, DJUSD is administering a diagnostic formative assessment known as i-Ready to all elementary and secondary students
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Parent Quarantine Liaisons Needed
The District is seeking part-time Parent Quarantine Liaisons at each Elementary campus.
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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.