Davies Career & Tech HS
50 Jenckes Hill Road
Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865
Map of William M. Davies, Jr. Career & Technical High Sch
Phone:  401-728-1500
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9th - 12th
Enrollment:  Not provided
Setting:  Urban
District:  William M. Davies, Jr. Career & Tech High School

Welcome to William M. Davies, Jr. Career & Technical High Sch!
William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School, located in Lincoln Rhode Island, is a local education agency (LEA) serving approximately 800 students from Central Falls, Lincoln, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence and Smithfield.
Davies is a State-funded high school governed by an independent, business-led Board of Trustees. Students must take entrance examinations and apply for admission to Davies. Sending districts do not pay tuition, only the cost of student transportation.
In partnership with businesses and institutions of higher education, Davies prepares students for promising careers in Rhode Island’s business sectors: hospitality, healthcare, telecommunications, cosmetology, construction, information technology, high tech manufacturing, graphic design and printing, automotive and financial/business services.
Davies, a 4-year high school, offers both academic and career-focused programs, plus SkillsUSA membership and competitions, intramural sports and many other activities for students.
After a ninth grade exploratory experience, students may choose programs in 12 different career-related areas.
Current industry and academic standards guide decisions on curriculum and equipment.
Technical programs: Academy of Information Technology, Automotive Careers, Biotechnology, Business Technology, Cosmetology and Barbering, Electrical/ Telecommunications, Electronics, Graphic Design/Printing, Health Careers, Hospitality, Machine Technologies, and Woodworking/Cabinetmaking.
·Certifications, such as A+, MOUS, ASE, ProStart, measure students’ proficiency in technical areas.
·Standards-based, fully accredited 4-year academic program leading to a high school diploma.
·Technology-rich learning environment featuring computers in every classroom, fully equipped library with Internet access and state-of-the-art Senior Project Center.
·Labs: CAD-CAM, Internet, literacy, career assessment, chemistry/ science, biotechnology, special projects.
·Extra-curricular activities: Student Council, Athletics, Cheerleading, Photography, Computer and RISD Arts Clubs, SADD, Mock Trial, Teen Solutions, and Tutoring/Homework Club.
·Comprehensive support services for students with limited English proficiency and special needs.
·Actual work experience is an essential component of Davies comprehensive educational program. Most students participate in business tours, job shadows, community service and internships related to their technical areas. Davies School-to-Career staff supervises all placements.
·Davies’ on-site business-sponsored training centers -- DuPont, Carquest, Hunter Engineering-- are nationally recognized business-education partnership models.
·Davies graduates have many choices: go straight into well-paying jobs related to their career/technical area, attend 2- or 4-year college, work while attending college, or continue their technical training in the military.