About


Get to know the mission & history of Davis Aerospace & Maritime High School (Davis A&M).

Education with an Eye to the Future

Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School is a cutting-edge public high school designed for students who with to pursue their curiosity or passion for aerospace and maritime in a supportive environment that prepares them for college, careers and citizenship. Our mission is to engage students through a personalized, challenging curriculum with real-world connections, internships with community partners, and anytime-anywhere learning, so that they believe in their abilities, explore new opportunities, and chart their own course.

Our Mission

To engage kids through a personalized, challenging curriculum with real-world connections, internships with community partners, and anytime-anywhere learning, so they believe in their abilities, explore new opportunities, and chart their own course.

Our Vision

To be a cutting-edge public high school for students who wish to pursue their curiosity or passion for aerospace and maritime in a supportive environment that prepares them for college, careers, and citizenship. 

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Personalization

All students are respected and appreciated in a diverse learning community build on powerful relationships, which ensures that the emotional and intellectual needs of students are met.


Collaboration

Students, teachers, and other stakeholders spend time together in a joint intellectual effort. Teachers plan and learn together through professional development. Students and teacher exercise choice and make decisions in all elements of school life.


Relevance

Teachers and students engage in authentic, in-depth learning experiences in the context of real-world maritime and aerospace. Learning occurs in a coherent manner through challenging inquiry and project-based curriculum.


High Expectations & Continuous Assessment

To prepare for college and beyond, students meet high academic standards through a rigorous course of study. Teachers help students monitor, evaluate, reflect upon and guide their own thinking. Students and teachers take thoughtful risks to experience results in learning. On-going assessments provide data that inform the continuous improvement of instruction.


Partnerships

Learning takes place inside the school and out, in cooperation with community, business, and higher education partnerships. Partnerships provide human talent, facilities, technology, and other resources necessary to prepare students for the ever-changing world of work and education.