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Davis residents have achieved the highest level of collective education in the state of California. More than 80 percent of the adult population has completed a minimum of one year of college, more than 60 percent have achieved at least a four-year degree and more than 30 percent have earned a post-graduate degree. It’s no wonder that superior educational opportunities are a priority in Davis.

With quality teachers and parents playing an integral role in the educational process, Davis has one of the best public school systems in the area. Education from kindergarten through grade 12 is offered by the Davis Joint Unified School District. Its strong core educational program is complemented by the inclusion of dramatic arts, music, library programs, advanced placement classes, lifestyle issues, athletics and computer education.

The Yolo County Office of Education (YCOE) offers a wide range of services including operating schools for severely disabled children. Whether assisting a child working to overcome a speech disability or providing support to the visually or hearing impaired, YCOE uses a number of resources to aid and enhance the learning process for those with special needs. Additionally, YCOE offers programs including reading, alternative education, interagency partnerships, program assessment, grant development, instructional support to schools, regional occupational programs and programs related to instructional technology. They also provide accounting and technology support services.

Davis Adult School provides affordable quarterly classes in business and computer education, foreign languages, arts and crafts, fitness and health, auto mechanics, S.A.T. prep workshops, English as a second language and programs for older adults.

There are also many preschools and day care facilities in Davis.

Please visit www.city.davis.ca.us/topic/education.cfm to learn more about education in Davis.

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