Welcome to Davenport Community Schools!

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Davenport Community Schools has the resources of a large district with the small class sizes and hands-on approach of a hometown school. With over 30 schools serving Blue Grass, Buffalo, Davenport and Walcott, Davenport Community Schools are resource-rich, blending student and family support programs with a wide array of curricular offerings to create a quality learning environment for all students. High expectations and low class sizes, customized curriculum and a caring learning environment, over $135 million in recent facilities improvement and high tech classrooms and library-media centers… Davenport Community Schools is a District of Distinction.

And in the spirit of celebration, please enjoy the following collection of video testimonials, as members of the Class of 2015 recall their favorite experiences at Davenport Community Schools.

The Davenport Community Schools Welcome Center

Are you a new resident of Davenport, or thinking about moving to the Quad Cities? Find out more about Davenport Community Schools and our community by contacting the District Welcome Center at (563) 336-5018. Use the welcome center to:

  • Learn more about enrolling at Davenport Community Schools
  • Find out your home school based on your neighborhood or a specific address
  • Arrange school tours and meetings with school Principals
  • Learn about how to open enroll into Davenport Community Schools from other Iowa communities and tuition options for Illinois Residents

*NEW* Request an Information Packet
The Welcome Center can also mail you a customized information packet, showcasing the great things going on at Davenport Community Schools. We offer a “State of the District” annual report, a brochure specific to high school students/families, and other informational pamphlets and brochures. Simply fill out the following form, and we will get your packet off to you right away!

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Additional Resources for New Residents and Realtors

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0:36 – World-class Facilities and Technology
2:18 – Caring and Safe Learning Environments
5:08 – Award-winning Teachers and Staff who Support All Learners
6:49 – A World of Opportunities for a Wide Variety of Student Interests
13:29 – The Ways We Prepare our Students for the Future



Our Annual State of the District Report

Every summer we take a look back at the wonderful things that have happened during the previous school year.  We start by creating a comprehensive list of accolades and awards from each school year. To view one of these lists, please choose from the following previous school years:


2015_State_of_The_District_FINAL_website_72To aid in this retrospective “look back,” we also create a print piece called the State of the District at the beginning of each school year.  To download a PDF version of the 2015 publication, click here.