Awards / School Recognition


Two-time, California Distinguished School
National Blue Ribbon School
Music Awards – Jazz & Concert Bands (100+ Trophies)

Academic Focus

Davis Intermediate is focused on meeting or exceeding state and federal standards.
Davis has steadily improved Total School API, increasing +81 points since 2000. Last year’s API was 748. 2009-2010 API has not been released.
Over the past 7 years, Davis Total School AYP increased +18% in Language Arts and +13% in Math.
Davis students are assessed through teacher developed district benchmarks three times a year.
Through the COI process, student learning is analyzed every other week for mastery and understanding of standards.





Small Learning Community - Davis

Small – only 120 students with the same four core teachers (History, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science)
Learning – with the goal of improving test scores and preparing students for college
Community – building strong relationships with teachers and peers
Designed primarily for helping Basic students achieve their goals
2 year commitment


Advantages of S.L.C.

Stronger relationships
with teachers and students
Access to school-wide extracurricular activities
Common lunch and break with
the rest of the school
Field trips and extended activities
Teachers common
preparation period
AVID focus




Raider Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band (8th only)
Teacher & Office Aide (8th only)


Student Incentives & Awards

Honor Roll
Principal’s List
Davis Dollars
Lunch Cut Passes
Dreamkeepers Awards
Hispanic Student Awards




Academic Placement Criteria

Sixth Grade Teacher Recommendation
CST Scores
Performance Characteristics
Placement Tests – Math
Writing Rubric Score




Exciting Student Activities


Monthly Spirit Days
Active Student Council
School Dances
California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF)
College Day
Intramural Sports
Peace and Justice Club
International Club
Break Dance Club
Chess Club
Mural Club

Parent Involvement

Parent Faculty Club (PFC)

Helps fundraise and organize events at our school
PFC meets the last Monday of the month at 6 PM


Davis invites our African American Community members to meet in a Koffee Klatch group on a regular basis.

Koffee Klatch meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM


Davis has many opportunities to volunteer during the day and for other activities.

More on Parent Involvement!
Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus enables innovative online communication between staff and families including homework and grades.
Principals dialogue with community, teachers and students.



Special notice!
Parent Communication

Monthly Newsletter
Davis Website
Infinite Campus
Email

Example: oortiz@ogsd.k12.ca.us


Phone Calling System

Boys & Girls Club

Focuses on 7th and 8th Graders
Homework Center
Sports, art and technology
Hours: 2:30 to 6:00 PM
Closed when school is not in session
Membership fee of $50.00


Commonly Asked Questions about Intermediate School

What time does school
start and end?

School hours are 8:10 A.M. – 2:32 PM.
Wednesday is an Adjusted Day. School will begin at 9:10 A.M. and end at 2:32 P.M.
Students may start arriving on campus as early as 8:00 A.M. on regular days unless they are in a supervised extended day program.
On Adjusted Days students are expected to arrive no later than 9:10. They may arrive by 9:00 A.M. There is no supervision prior to 9:00 A.M.
Students must leave campus by 2:45 P.M. unless they are in a supervised after school activity.
The school office is open from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


What supplies do I need in intermediate school?

Two-inch three-ring binder with dividers
Pencils, pens, and erasers
Colored pencils
Zipper pouches
Binder paper with three-punch holes
Back packs are encouraged
Teachers will provide additional list on the first week of school


What do I wear to
Davis Intermediate School?

Oak Grove School district guidelines are adhered to at all times
Reminder: Red or blue colored clothing is not allowed in all middle schools
Language on clothing must be appropriate
Skirts follow the fingertip rule
Garments where the torso or undergarments are inappropriately exposed are not acceptable


What are the biggest differences between elementary and intermediate school?



In intermediate school, you have six teachers, one for each subject. Small Learning Communities (SLC) students will have five or six teachers
Students are assigned a counselor to help with academics and social development.
Students change classes every fifty minutes during the day. On adjusted days they will change classes every forty minutes. Small Learning Communities (SLC) will have a block schedule
During Physical Education students change into a P.E. uniform which is purchased through the P.E. department for approximately $30.00. Uniforms will be sold at the beginning of the school year.

Cafeteria

What other activities can students get involved in at Davis?

Students can sign up for after school sports all school year long
We offer cross country, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling and track
Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to participate in any sport or student activity


Do you provide classes for
Special Education?

If your child has an active Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.), we have classes and personnel to serve their unique needs
Every special education student is assigned a case manager to support and monitor their academic development


Is transportation provided?

Our school district provides limited transportation only for students who have this service designated on their IEP
Our school provides bussing on a limited basis for some school programs such as sports, band competitions, and field trips

At Davis, your children will have a great experience making friends, learning, and growing into responsible young adults.

Memories of a lifetime are made at Davis Intermediate!


Academic Focus

Davis Intermediate is focused on meeting or exceeding state and federal standards.
Davis has steadily improved Total School API, increasing +81 points since 2000. Last year’s API was 748. 2009-2010 API has not been released.
Over the past 7 years, Davis Total School AYP increased +18% in Language Arts and +13% in Math.
Davis students are assessed through teacher developed district benchmarks three times a year.
Through the COI process, student learning is analyzed every other week for mastery and understanding of standards.





Small Learning Community - Davis

Small – only 120 students with the same four core teachers (History, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science)
Learning – with the goal of improving test scores and preparing students for college
Community – building strong relationships with teachers and peers
Designed primarily for helping Basic students achieve their goals
2 year commitment


Advantages of S.L.C.

Stronger relationships
with teachers and students
Access to school-wide extracurricular activities
Common lunch and break with
the rest of the school
Field trips and extended activities
Teachers common
preparation period
AVID focus




Raider Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band (8th only)
Teacher & Office Aide (8th only)


Student Incentives & Awards

Honor Roll
Principal’s List
Davis Dollars
Lunch Cut Passes
Dreamkeepers Awards
Hispanic Student Awards




Academic Placement Criteria

Sixth Grade Teacher Recommendation
CST Scores
Performance Characteristics
Placement Tests – Math
Writing Rubric Score




Exciting Student Activities


Monthly Spirit Days
Active Student Council
School Dances
California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF)
College Day
Intramural Sports
Peace and Justice Club
International Club
Break Dance Club
Chess Club
Mural Club

Parent Involvement

Parent Faculty Club (PFC)

Helps fundraise and organize events at our school
PFC meets the last Monday of the month at 6 PM


Davis invites our African American Community members to meet in a Koffee Klatch group on a regular basis.

Koffee Klatch meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM


Davis has many opportunities to volunteer during the day and for other activities.

More on Parent Involvement!
Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus enables innovative online communication between staff and families including homework and grades.
Principals dialogue with community, teachers and students.



Special notice!
Parent Communication

Monthly Newsletter
Davis Website
Infinite Campus
Email

Example: oortiz@ogsd.k12.ca.us


Phone Calling System

Boys & Girls Club

Focuses on 7th and 8th Graders
Homework Center
Sports, art and technology
Hours: 2:30 to 6:00 PM
Closed when school is not in session
Membership fee of $50.00


Commonly Asked Questions about Intermediate School

What time does school
start and end?

School hours are 8:10 A.M. – 2:32 PM.
Wednesday is an Adjusted Day. School will begin at 9:10 A.M. and end at 2:32 P.M.
Students may start arriving on campus as early as 8:00 A.M. on regular days unless they are in a supervised extended day program.
On Adjusted Days students are expected to arrive no later than 9:10. They may arrive by 9:00 A.M. There is no supervision prior to 9:00 A.M.
Students must leave campus by 2:45 P.M. unless they are in a supervised after school activity.
The school office is open from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


What supplies do I need in intermediate school?

Two-inch three-ring binder with dividers
Pencils, pens, and erasers
Colored pencils
Zipper pouches
Binder paper with three-punch holes
Back packs are encouraged
Teachers will provide additional list on the first week of school


What do I wear to
Davis Intermediate School?

Oak Grove School district guidelines are adhered to at all times
Reminder: Red or blue colored clothing is not allowed in all middle schools
Language on clothing must be appropriate
Skirts follow the fingertip rule
Garments where the torso or undergarments are inappropriately exposed are not acceptable


What are the biggest differences between elementary and intermediate school?



In intermediate school, you have six teachers, one for each subject. Small Learning Communities (SLC) students will have five or six teachers
Students are assigned a counselor to help with academics and social development.
Students change classes every fifty minutes during the day. On adjusted days they will change classes every forty minutes. Small Learning Communities (SLC) will have a block schedule
During Physical Education students change into a P.E. uniform which is purchased through the P.E. department for approximately $30.00. Uniforms will be sold at the beginning of the school year.

Cafeteria

What other activities can students get involved in at Davis?

Students can sign up for after school sports all school year long
We offer cross country, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling and track
Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to participate in any sport or student activity


Do you provide classes for
Special Education?

If your child has an active Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.), we have classes and personnel to serve their unique needs
Every special education student is assigned a case manager to support and monitor their academic development


Is transportation provided?

Our school district provides limited transportation only for students who have this service designated on their IEP
Our school provides bussing on a limited basis for some school programs such as sports, band competitions, and field trips


Academic Focus

Davis Intermediate is focused on meeting or exceeding state and federal standards.
Davis has steadily improved Total School API, increasing +81 points since 2000. Last year’s API was 748. 2009-2010 API has not been released.
Over the past 7 years, Davis Total School AYP increased +18% in Language Arts and +13% in Math.
Davis students are assessed through teacher developed district benchmarks three times a year.
Through the COI process, student learning is analyzed every other week for mastery and understanding of standards.





Small Learning Community - Davis

Small – only 120 students with the same four core teachers (History, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science)
Learning – with the goal of improving test scores and preparing students for college
Community – building strong relationships with teachers and peers
Designed primarily for helping Basic students achieve their goals
2 year commitment


Advantages of S.L.C.

Stronger relationships
with teachers and students
Access to school-wide extracurricular activities
Common lunch and break with
the rest of the school
Field trips and extended activities
Teachers common
preparation period
AVID focus




Raider Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band (8th only)
Teacher & Office Aide (8th only)


Student Incentives & Awards

Honor Roll
Principal’s List
Davis Dollars
Lunch Cut Passes
Dreamkeepers Awards
Hispanic Student Awards




Academic Placement Criteria

Sixth Grade Teacher Recommendation
CST Scores
Performance Characteristics
Placement Tests – Math
Writing Rubric Score




Exciting Student Activities


Monthly Spirit Days
Active Student Council
School Dances
California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF)
College Day
Intramural Sports
Peace and Justice Club
International Club
Break Dance Club
Chess Club
Mural Club

Parent Involvement

Parent Faculty Club (PFC)

Helps fundraise and organize events at our school
PFC meets the last Monday of the month at 6 PM


Davis invites our African American Community members to meet in a Koffee Klatch group on a regular basis.

Koffee Klatch meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM


Davis has many opportunities to volunteer during the day and for other activities.

More on Parent Involvement!
Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus enables innovative online communication between staff and families including homework and grades.
Principals dialogue with community, teachers and students.



Special notice!
Parent Communication

Monthly Newsletter
Davis Website
Infinite Campus
Email

Example: oortiz@ogsd.k12.ca.us


Phone Calling System

Boys & Girls Club

Focuses on 7th and 8th Graders
Homework Center
Sports, art and technology
Hours: 2:30 to 6:00 PM
Closed when school is not in session
Membership fee of $50.00


Commonly Asked Questions about Intermediate School

What time does school
start and end?

School hours are 8:10 A.M. – 2:32 PM.
Wednesday is an Adjusted Day. School will begin at 9:10 A.M. and end at 2:32 P.M.
Students may start arriving on campus as early as 8:00 A.M. on regular days unless they are in a supervised extended day program.
On Adjusted Days students are expected to arrive no later than 9:10. They may arrive by 9:00 A.M. There is no supervision prior to 9:00 A.M.
Students must leave campus by 2:45 P.M. unless they are in a supervised after school activity.
The school office is open from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


What supplies do I need in intermediate school?

Two-inch three-ring binder with dividers
Pencils, pens, and erasers
Colored pencils
Zipper pouches
Binder paper with three-punch holes
Back packs are encouraged
Teachers will provide additional list on the first week of school


What do I wear to
Davis Intermediate School?

Oak Grove School district guidelines are adhered to at all times
Reminder: Red or blue colored clothing is not allowed in all middle schools
Language on clothing must be appropriate
Skirts follow the fingertip rule
Garments where the torso or undergarments are inappropriately exposed are not acceptable


What are the biggest differences between elementary and intermediate school?



In intermediate school, you have six teachers, one for each subject. Small Learning Communities (SLC) students will have five or six teachers
Students are assigned a counselor to help with academics and social development.
Students change classes every fifty minutes during the day. On adjusted days they will change classes every forty minutes. Small Learning Communities (SLC) will have a block schedule
During Physical Education students change into a P.E. uniform which is purchased through the P.E. department for approximately $30.00. Uniforms will be sold at the beginning of the school year.

Cafeteria

What other activities can students get involved in at Davis?

Students can sign up for after school sports all school year long
We offer cross country, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling and track
Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to participate in any sport or student activity


Do you provide classes for
Special Education?

If your child has an active Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.), we have classes and personnel to serve their unique needs
Every special education student is assigned a case manager to support and monitor their academic development


Is transportation provided?

Our school district provides limited transportation only for students who have this service designated on their IEP
Our school provides bussing on a limited basis for some school programs such as sports, band competitions, and field trips



Awards / School Recognition


Two-time, California Distinguished School
National Blue Ribbon School
Music Awards – Jazz & Concert Bands (100+ Trophies)

Academic Focus

Davis Intermediate is focused on meeting or exceeding state and federal standards.
Davis has steadily improved Total School API, increasing +81 points since 2000. Last year’s API was 748. 2009-2010 API has not been released.
Over the past 7 years, Davis Total School AYP increased +18% in Language Arts and +13% in Math.
Davis students are assessed through teacher developed district benchmarks three times a year.
Through the COI process, student learning is analyzed every other week for mastery and understanding of standards.





Small Learning Community - Davis

Small – only 120 students with the same four core teachers (History, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science)
Learning – with the goal of improving test scores and preparing students for college
Community – building strong relationships with teachers and peers
Designed primarily for helping Basic students achieve their goals
2 year commitment


Advantages of S.L.C.

Stronger relationships
with teachers and students
Access to school-wide extracurricular activities
Common lunch and break with
the rest of the school
Field trips and extended activities
Teachers common
preparation period
AVID focus




Raider Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band (8th only)
Teacher & Office Aide (8th only)


Student Incentives & Awards

Honor Roll
Principal’s List
Davis Dollars
Lunch Cut Passes
Dreamkeepers Awards
Hispanic Student Awards




Academic Placement Criteria

Sixth Grade Teacher Recommendation
CST Scores
Performance Characteristics
Placement Tests – Math
Writing Rubric Score




Exciting Student Activities


Monthly Spirit Days
Active Student Council
School Dances
California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF)
College Day
Intramural Sports
Peace and Justice Club
International Club
Break Dance Club
Chess Club
Mural Club

Parent Involvement

Parent Faculty Club (PFC)

Helps fundraise and organize events at our school
PFC meets the last Monday of the month at 6 PM


Davis invites our African American Community members to meet in a Koffee Klatch group on a regular basis.

Koffee Klatch meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 PM


Davis has many opportunities to volunteer during the day and for other activities.

More on Parent Involvement!
Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus enables innovative online communication between staff and families including homework and grades.
Principals dialogue with community, teachers and students.



Special notice!
Parent Communication

Monthly Newsletter
Davis Website
Infinite Campus
Email

Example: oortiz@ogsd.k12.ca.us


Phone Calling System

Boys & Girls Club

Focuses on 7th and 8th Graders
Homework Center
Sports, art and technology
Hours: 2:30 to 6:00 PM
Closed when school is not in session
Membership fee of $50.00


Commonly Asked Questions about Intermediate School

What time does school
start and end?

School hours are 8:10 A.M. – 2:32 PM.
Wednesday is an Adjusted Day. School will begin at 9:10 A.M. and end at 2:32 P.M.
Students may start arriving on campus as early as 8:00 A.M. on regular days unless they are in a supervised extended day program.
On Adjusted Days students are expected to arrive no later than 9:10. They may arrive by 9:00 A.M. There is no supervision prior to 9:00 A.M.
Students must leave campus by 2:45 P.M. unless they are in a supervised after school activity.
The school office is open from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


What supplies do I need in intermediate school?

Two-inch three-ring binder with dividers
Pencils, pens, and erasers
Colored pencils
Zipper pouches
Binder paper with three-punch holes
Back packs are encouraged
Teachers will provide additional list on the first week of school


What do I wear to
Davis Intermediate School?

Oak Grove School district guidelines are adhered to at all times
Reminder: Red or blue colored clothing is not allowed in all middle schools
Language on clothing must be appropriate
Skirts follow the fingertip rule
Garments where the torso or undergarments are inappropriately exposed are not acceptable


What are the biggest differences between elementary and intermediate school?



In intermediate school, you have six teachers, one for each subject. Small Learning Communities (SLC) students will have five or six teachers
Students are assigned a counselor to help with academics and social development.
Students change classes every fifty minutes during the day. On adjusted days they will change classes every forty minutes. Small Learning Communities (SLC) will have a block schedule
During Physical Education students change into a P.E. uniform which is purchased through the P.E. department for approximately $30.00. Uniforms will be sold at the beginning of the school year.

Cafeteria

What other activities can students get involved in at Davis?

Students can sign up for after school sports all school year long
We offer cross country, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling and track
Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to participate in any sport or student activity


Do you provide classes for
Special Education?

If your child has an active Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.), we have classes and personnel to serve their unique needs
Every special education student is assigned a case manager to support and monitor their academic development


Is transportation provided?

Our school district provides limited transportation only for students who have this service designated on their IEP
Our school provides bussing on a limited basis for some school programs such as sports, band competitions, and field trips

At Davis, your children will have a great experience making friends, learning, and growing into responsible young adults.

Memories of a lifetime are made at Davis Intermediate!