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Davis Senior High School
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Type Public secondary (U.S.)
Principal Winfred Roberson
Students 1,984
Grades 10–12
Location 14th St.,
Davis, California, California,, USA 95616
Oversight Davis Joint Unified School District
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue & White
Mascot Blue Devils

Davis Senior High School (known as Davis High or DHS or DSHS) is one of three high schools located in Davis, California, in the United States. DHS is a WASC accredited, 3-year, public comprehensive high school covering grades 10-12. The campus opened its current location in 1961. Enrollment for school year 2004-2005 was 1,831 students. The school's mascot is the Blue Devil.



  • According to, the average SAT score Davis High in 2008 was 613 Math, 583 Verbal, and 578 Writing with 80.68% of seniors in attendance.
  • Davis High offers 20 AP courses, with 80.5% of testtakers earning a passing grade of 3 or above in 2004.


Davis High School is a member of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section's Delta Valley Conference. The school has had more team championships (91) than any other in the section.[1] in girls' soccer, boys' tennis, girls' track and field and boys and girls Cross Country. 42 section titles have been awarded in aquatic sports. Only one has been awarded in football.

In the year 2008-2009 school year Davis Cross Country team won seven section championships in both boys' and girls'. In 2008 season, Boys' Sophomore team had their best, and Davis cross country's best appearance in Section Championship.[1]

DHS has some of the top athletic facilities in the region, with a notable exception outdoor facilities (Halden Field)[2].

Davis High's principal athletic rivals are Woodland High School, Elk Grove High School, and Jesuit High School.


  • On May 4, 1983, Vietnamese-American student Thong Hy Huynh was stabbed to death by a white student on campus after Huynh was taunted by a group of white students.[3]
  • In 2007, a gay couple was voted homecoming princes for the junior class. The students campaigned together, winning the support of their high school. "This election was real and welcomed" reports the Sacramento Bee. The 16-year-old royals—Brandon Raphael and Kiernan Gatewood rode through Davis in the back of a pickup truck as part of the school's homecoming parade.[4]

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