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PK-5 & Ungraded
Tucson, AZ
Students enrolled: 320

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500 W. St. Mary's Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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(520) 225-6060
(520) 225-1401
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May 31, 2015
excellent Bilingual and extended day program. very caring and knowledgeable staff. my daughter will be back for her third year.

- submitted by a community member

January 22, 2015
At first I loved this school. I was very excited for my kids to start. Now that they have been there I want to change them. They are always asking for supplies, money etc. When the incident happened with the man going into the school my kids were there too. Now they are acting all crazy and ridiculous with the rules. Even with the parents they already know. I've taken my kids from extended day without signing them out and they don't notice that at all. Has anybody noticed the principals car? Yea the money most likely goes to her. She tries to give herself so much credit when she does nothing at the school. I want my kids out of there asap. I wouldn't put my kids at davis. I can go on and on about things I've seen at davis.

- submitted by a parent

May 19, 2014
VERY, VERY scary for ANY child to attend this school. I was looking for a school to send my son and I wanted to go look around the school & try to get a tour, I finally found my way to the entrance parking & I ran into a young boy that was outside ALL ALONE, I passed by him and then went back asked what he was doing there & he said that he was fixing words on the sign, well I was there with him for as long as 40 minutes just to see if someone would come out & ask if HE was ok or what I needed, but NO ONE EVER came out, not even a monitor!! Very scary situation as the main road is right there where he was. Told him if I was a bad person, I could have taken him already & no one would have noticed him gone. This kid was sooo small that I covered him with my car, as it's small as well! I ended up driving away, I called to speak to the principle & was not able to talk to her, asked for an asst. principle but I was told that they don't have 1. Have not been able to talk to no one about my concern. DON'T send your kids here as they send them out to do ADULT work ALONE and have no idea about them. Again VERY SCARY!!!

- submitted by a community member

January 07, 2014
I went to this school from K-5 and I loved it. I want my daughter to go here as soon as she's old enough. They have an excellent Mariachi group here and I always loved the school carnivals.

- submitted by a community member

August 16, 2012
My sister and I went to Davis back in the 70s , back then it was a grate school we loved our teachers , Mr Freedlander, Miss Romero, Mrs lopez. and many more, the principle was Martha Murrietta not related , I have such memories of that school , we lived at 708 N Van Alstine and still stop by now and then , My friends were Manny Martinez, Gene mireles, Jerry Godoy, if I would have had the chance to send my own kids there I would have in a sec, I know it;s still a grate school. Happy memories,Thanks Frank Murrietta aka, tortilla boy.

- submitted by a community member

May 23, 2012
Davis is an excellent school! Sra. Rivas and Carrasco are great teachers!!! Children who do not speak Spanish at all. Can and will learn in both languages. Also children do art & physical education. Plus lot of other programs like guitar, trumpet, violin. Plus tutoring! It's very safe place and to Oury neighbour hood center is close by recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent

February 07, 2011
Good school. Sadly though, school has serious dicipline issues--bullies go on without consequences. We will not be returning next year.

- submitted by a parent
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July 04, 2009
After 15 years at Davis, we are sad to be leaving Davis Bilingual. All 4 of our children graduated from Davis. It is a wonderful community of learners. Davis produces well rounded students. The program focuses on each child becoming fluent in both English and Spanish. They have a strong focus on literacy in both languages. The after school program is second to none. The children are offered opportunities to learn mariachi (guitar, violin, trumpet) and to play in the Aguilitas de Davis. They offer folklorico, computers, chess club, a phenomenal art program, cooking, sports and more. We are proud to be part of the Davis community.

- submitted by a parent

March 27, 2009
We love Davis and so does our child. We don't speak Spanish but are so proud of the great work that Davis does. Our little one sounds like a native speaker! They are also very good in teaching math, science, geography and social science.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2008
It's a real community between parents and staff. It's amazing to see how students can master two languages well!

- submitted by a community member

November 03, 2007
I recently graduated from davis and that school is the best school ever parents and students will love it outstanding teachers and a wonderful principle

- submitted by a community member

May 24, 2007
My child went to this school and graduated it is an outstanding school.

- submitted by a student

August 22, 2005
My kids are just starting their 4th year at Davis Bilingual Magnet School. Davis is the only public elementary school in Tucson that has a Spanish dual language program. The entire Davis teaching staff was recently awarded the Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Arizona College of Education Alumni Council. This school also has a wonderful music program with the youngest performing mariachi group in Tucson. The teachers and staff are truly dedicated to their students and school. I would recommend Davis Bilingual to any family who would like their child(ren) to be exposed to multiculture, who has a strong desire for them to be bilingual and who is looking for a school that has a strong commitment to academics and music.

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2005
My son attended Davis Bilingual last year for Kinder and will attend first grade this year. There are full time teachers aides, excellent teachers, a small school atmosphere, P.E., music and art and a strong PTA. I felt very welcome volunteering on a weekly basis and my son is learning to read, write, do simple math and learn Spanish. I highly recommend Davis Bilingual Magnet School.

- submitted by a parent

April 14, 2005
Davis Bilingual has provided a great deal of new experiences to both of my daughters. They offer a great bilingual program and the kids are very proud to be bilinguals. They also offer a great music program. Children learn to play a variety of instruments, from guitars to violin and trumphet. They also offer an extended day program where the kids participate in different sessions such as cooking, folkloriko, sports, arts, computers and crochet. The parent involvement in the school is great. All staff members are great. Thanks to all of you at Davis! Great Job! Proud Mother

- submitted by a parent

March 10, 2004
Davis Bilingual Middle School has been a great experience for me. I am a TA from The University of Arizona. The students, staff, teaching, and overall school has been a great experience. Through my experience it has been a safe learning environment with friendly people and positive environment. I would recommend this school for anyone interseting in enrolling their child in bilingual school.

- submitted by a community member
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Davis Bilingual Magnet School
500 W. St. Mary's Rd., Tucson, AZ  85701
(520) 225-6060
Last modified Davis Bilingual Magnet School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Davis Bilingual Magnet School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top