• Programs at Della Davidson Elementary School

Program Description
Accelerated Reader Accelerated Reader (AR) is a program designed to get your child reading and to help them grow in their reading level and comprehension.
After-School Care Della Davidson Elementary students who need after school care may stay in our DDES After-School Care Program. ASC operates on school days until 5:30 PM for a monthly fee of $100.
Learning Garden The Learning Garden offers Della Davidson Elementary students an outdoor area to grow and learn more about plants and our environment.
Most Improved Each nine weeks, teachers select one student from their class for the Most Improved Award. This student is chosen based on significant academic improvement for that particular quarter. Della Davidson Elementary honors these students with a special snack and award certificate. Parents are invited to attend the ceremony.
Oasis Oasis is an after-school tutoring program designed for students who are struggling in the areas of reading and math. Students are selected based on school benchmark assessments and classroom performance.
Shining Stars (Students of the Month) Each month, teachers select two students from their class for the Shining Star Award based on displaying positive character traits, such as kindness, honesty, patience, and generosity. Della Davidson Elementary hosts a recognition ceremony one Tuesday evening per month during which students' families are honored as well. The PTO donates "brag tags" and McDonald's certificates, and students receive an award certificate from the principal.