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Important Updates

The first day of school is Thursday, August 1st! Check out our new Handbooks Page to download the Parent Student Handbook. The handbook has the Dress Code, Supply List, Calendar, a much more.

Updates will be posted regularly to our Announcements Page.

Directions and contact information for our sister program Storybook Cottage Preschool and Daycare can be found on the Storybook Website.

We are Da Vinci Tree Academy

Looking for a school with a family atmosphere that will prepare your child for the future? Da Vinci Tree offers a STEM program, small class sizes, and free iPads for all students! We inspire creative, analytical thinking that prepares kids for college/career and improves their opportunities in a global technological economy.

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Our Mission

DaVTA’s mission is to provide students with a challenging, well-rounded learning environment with special emphasis on (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Literacy to inspire creative, analytical thinking that prepares them for college and improves their opportunities in a global technological economy.

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Foundational Beliefs

DaVTA holds the following foundational beliefs as the core of its philosophy for successfully educating students:

  1. A college degree, particularly in a STEM field, is one of the best indicators of future career success.
  2. Students with an educational background in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, and literacy are more competitive in the new, global economy.
  3. Teacher effectiveness is directly related to, and should be measured by, student growth and achievement.
  4. Inquiry-Based and Hands-On Learning increases higher-order thinking and an understanding of complex topics.

Teacher Pay

Da Vinci Tree Academy prides itself on providing its teachers with competitive pay.

Da Vinci Tree exists to enrich the lives of our students. In order to do that, we place a high priority on our teachers and support staff. This assures that quality providers of education are retained year after year.

In accordance with A.R.S. §15-189.05, as added by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §3, a school’s budget shall include the prominent display of the average salary of all teachers employed by the school for the budget and prior years, and the increase in the average salary of all teachers employed by the school for the budget year reported in dollars and percentage. Schools must also prominently post this information on their website home page separately from its budget.

Average Teacher Salary

Average Salary of all teachers employed in the budget year 2020 | $37,662

Average Salary of all teachers employed in the budget year 2019 | $34,000

Percentage Increase | 10.8%

Average Salary of only full-time teachers employed in the budget year 2020 | $42,300

Average Salary of all teachers employed in the prior year 2018 | Not Available, school opened in fiscal year 2019.

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 | $0

Total percentage increase in average teacher salary since FY 2018 | 10.8%

Performance Dashboards

If you would like to see Da Vinci Tree Academy’s performance dashboards, they can be found at the link below. Since the school is so new, information may or may not have populated in the state database.

https://online.asbcs.az.gov/charterholders/view/1057#performance-tab

All teacher credential information is available upon request. Credentialing information is scrubbed of individual’s personal contact information for the protection of our employees.