Academics

Courses

The high school curriculum is that of a regular high school — English, math, sciences, social science, health and physical education. Remediation is critical. The typical student enters The David School reading at a third or fourth grade level, a primary reason for poor performance in other coursework. Reading is taught intensely, one-on-one and in small groups, so students can catch up to their appropriate age and grade level. All other classes remain small — 10 students or less — so that students receive personalized and individualized instruction.

Electives

We are excited to offer our students new electives this year

Service Learning

For over 30 years, The David School has been able to survive and thrive due to the many “hands of love” that have come in service year after year. Because without volunteers there would be no David School, students are taught to give back to the community as they have been given; thus, the motto of “Learning While Serving” was born. During the school year, students and staff have ample opportunity to serve others in the following capacities: