• Joseph J. Davies Elementary
    We’re the Proud Pelicans and we’re here to say,
    Kids come first in every way!
    Learning is exciting, everyday is fun!
    Enriching activities to reach everyone!
    Engaging brainpower every single hour,
    Respectful, Responsible, Positive, and Safe!
    Just Do It!
    Our vision at Joseph J. Davies Elementary School is to become a premier school of academic excellence. We will accomplish this by providing an exciting, enriching, and engaging learning environment for all children. A partnership of staff, students, families, and the community will prepare students to become respectful, responsible, and productive members of society.
    • Joseph J. Davies Elementary was designated an "A" school by the Louisiana Department of Education.
    • In 2014, we were determined to be a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
    • In 2013, we were chosen as a National Title 1 Distinguished School.
    • We have a strong partnership between staff, students, parents, and the community and a very active Parent-Teacher Organization.
    • The teachers and staff at Davies strive to provide the highest educational experience possible while maintaining a safe, secure environment in which students can achieve.
    • We offer a variety of clubs and activities for students to be involved in.  Some of these clubs are Chorus, Pep Squad, Majorettes, Beta Club, K-Kids, Pelican Players, WJDE News Crew,  Academic Games, Art Club and 4-H.  We also hold Literacy Week, Red Ribbon Week, and Math and Literacy Night.  
    • Our school is enriched with a plethora of technology.  Each classroom has a Promethean board, an ELMO, and chromebooks.  Our school also has 2 computer labs, iPad carts for kindergartners, and Promethean tables.  
    • We offer Pre-K to 5th Grade and our teachers strive to provide an exciting, engaging, and enriching learning experience for all.
    • Our school implements a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support Program.
    • All 5th grade students participate in STARBASE, the Department of Defense's STEM program at Jackson Barracks and the DARE program, facilitated by our St. Bernard Sheriff's Office