Davenport School District

Tate Hearing Postponed

Jan 25, 2018
Davenport School District

The superintendent of the Davenport schools is off the hook for a while longer. Wednesday the state Board of Educational Examiners announced the hearing for Art Tate before an administrative law judge has been postponed.

Davenport schools were open Wednesday as usual despite possible threats posted on social media. 

Update from the Davenport School District: 


To help low income students do better in school, the Davenport School Board has converted its temporary Poverty Committee into a standing or permanent committee. It includes board members and residents of the district.

On Midwest Week, Davenport challenges the state of Iowa to fix the school aid formula.  

Lincoln School Sold

Aug 29, 2017

A company that specializes in building affordable housing is the new owner of a former school in Davenport. Monday night the board of education voted to sell the Lincoln School to the D-J Land Company which is a division of The Woda Group based in Westerville, Ohio.

State Charges Tate

Aug 28, 2017
Davenport School District

The state of Iowa may "throw the book" at Davenport Superintendent Art Tate. But not until next year. 

Residents of the Iowa Quad Cities will have plenty of choices to make when they go to the polls next month for school board elections. There'll be races on the ballot in each of the four school districts in Scott County.


Two years and nearly 24 million dollars later, the Davenport School District is celebrating the completion of a major addition to Central High School. A ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon marked the completion of a new auditorium and new swimming pool.

Davenport School District

An extra benefit is now available for participants in the Davenport School District's Student Built Home Program. In addition to a variety of skills, the students are now considered pre-approved for apprenticeship programs.