Information for Families New to Willett

Welcome to Willett! We are happy to support you as you settle into your new school community (and maybe your new town!). 

Please read and subscribe to our PTA newsletter, reach out to your PTA (, and, if able, attend our monthly Coffee with the Principal (1st Friday of every month at 8:30am in the MPR).

Subscribe to PTA email communications HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions for New Families

What is the bell schedule?

Every Day except Wednesdays:

8:30-2:35 Grades 1-3

8:30-3:05 Grades 4-6

8:30-11:50 TK/Kinder AM 

12:00-3:20 Kinder PM


8:30-1:35 Grades 1-6

8:30-11:50 TK/Kinder AM

10:10-1:35 Kinder PM

Who do I call with questions about the school day?

Willett’s front office is very helpful! Stop by, give them a call at 530-757-5460, or email to ask questions about absences, tardies, forgotten items, illness, early dismissal, etc. Email:

What’s the deal with school breakfast and lunch?

Lunch and “second chance” breakfast are free to all students. Teachers coordinate this during the school day.

What school supplies does my child need?

Davis does not have required supply lists. Just a backpack, lunch (if not eating school lunch), & water bottle. Please label all belongings!

Getting Connected to Your School Community

Email our PTA New Families Ambassador with questions!

Information about the Willett Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)

Information about DJUSD (our school district)

Calendars, General Info, Contact Info:

DJUSD Board of Education:

Board Meetings (can be live-streamed):

Information about Willett Programs/Offerings

Before & After On-Site Childcare

Instrumental Music Program 2023-24

Willett Chorus

Willett Book Club

Math Club

Robotics Club

Active 4 Me/Willett Scan and Notify Program (walk and bike to school)

School Lunch

Click HERE for information on other PTA events and sponsored programs

English Learner Resources

Whitney Bowman, EL Specialist at Willett Elementary School (

Davis Adult and Community Education Office (on the corner of Oak and 14th St) 

International House (10 College Park, Davis)

Woodland Adult Education

English Conversation Group @ Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library

Groups and Organizations for Davis Families

Davis Parent University

Davis Phoenix Coalition

 Groups to help furnish your new place or gift unwanted items

Popular Davis Gyms

Davis Farmers Market

Other Helpful Links for Parents

Finding and Riding a Bike (around town and to school)

Finding a Bike

Learning to Ride and Maintain Your Bike

Riding Around Davis

Links to Activities for Kids in Davis

City of Davis Recreation

City classes include camps, sports, lessons, and more: ​​

Sports Teams, Clubs, Lessons, and Camps

AYSO Soccer

Davis Legacy Soccer Club

Goalgetters Indoor Soccer

DART Swimming (Lessons, Team)

Davis Water Polo Club

Aquamonsters Swimming (Lessons, Team)

Swim America (Lessons)

Inspire Martial Arts

Mirror Image Dance Company

Applegate Dance

Stambusky Studios

Pamela Trokanski Dance Workshop

Davis Fencing Academy

Inspire Martial Arts

Davis Youth Softball

Davis Little League Baseball

Davis Community Track and Field Club

Rocknasium (after school and summer camp rockclimbing)

Davis Tennis Academy

Arts Classes/Theater

Davis Arts Center (Arts classes and camps)

Pence Gallery


Watermelon Music (local music store for rentals, instrument sales and lessons)

Davis High School Strings Tutoring Program (low cost strings tutoring)

Other Afterschool/Summer Activities and Clubs

Peregrine School (afterschool, camps, and summer)

Girl Scouts

Explorit Science Center (afterschool, camps, and summer)

Davis Youth Robotics (Club and summer camps)

UC Davis Youth Programs (summer camps)

Davis Food Coop (cooking classes for kids and adults in their teaching kitchen)


Mary L. Stephens Branch Library

Davis Musical Theater Company (including Young Performers’ Theater)

Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts