Davis Academy for Arts and Design Innovation Magnet School

35 Davis Street
 New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: (475) 220-7800
Fax: (475) 220-7805
School-Based Health Clinic Office Manager: 203-497-7815
School Nurse: 203-497-7814
Grade Levels: Pre K- 8
School Population: approx. 470
Hours: 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM
Principal: Sequella Coleman
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Our Mission Statement


Davis Academy for Arts and Design Innovation Magnet School  develops reflective programs that foster a child’s ethical, psycho-social, physical and intellectual development through explicit instruction and collaboration within a professional learning community. The school nurtures a student’s capacity to think strategically and critically in preparation for leadership and optimal success in our global society. Together, as a collective community of leaders, we strive to deepen our commitment to social values such as kindness, responsibility and respect for others.

 You Should Know:

  • Schools of the 21st Century Program -Quality Before and After-School Programs -Strong Parental Support and Involvement


  • School Development Program -A Focus on Child Development Theory -School-Wide Planning and Decision Making


  • University / Community Partnerships -Yale University, School Development Program -Yale, School of the 21st Century Program


  • All-Day Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Classes


  • "Integrated Day" Curriculum Model of Instruction -Science & Social Studies-based Thematic Units -22 Student Average Class Size -Critical & Creative Thinking Skills


  • Instrumental Music Instruction/Drama


  • Library Power School / Multimedia Library Center


  • Computer Learning Centers -Library Media Center for Research -Classroom Centers: Publishing of Student Writing, Computer Assisted Instruction