Davie is home to a large number of schools and campuses, as well as the South Florida Educational Center, which is a union of four institutions – Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, McFatter Technical College/High School, and Nova Southeast University. Davie is home to seven public elementary schools, three public middle schools, and four public high schools. In addition, there are eleven private schools located in Davie.
Davie has plenty of attractions to offer residents and visitors, and probably the most well-known attraction is the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, which were built in the early 1940s. Today they are located in Davie's historic downtown district, which features a western theme. Another historic attraction in Davie is the Davie School, which was built in 1917, and was used as a school up until the 1980s, which after that, the school was turned into the Old Davie School Historical Museum.
The Flamingo Gardens are another attraction in Davie. The gardens feature more than 60 acres of botanical gardens which also serve as a wildlife sanctuary for birds and other animals. There are over 3,000 species of plants in the gardens, many of which are subtropical or tropical. Types of plants found in the Flamingo Gardens include orchids, oaks, ferns, bromeliads, and many local champion trees of the pink trumpet tree, yellow Poinciana, dynamite tree, Indian jujube, bread nut tree, wampi, and white sapote species. Animals of all kinds can be found in the sanctuary, such as the American black bear, geese, swans, cranes, flamingos (from which the gardens got its namesake), bald and golden eagles, otters, owls, peacocks, and a large variety of wading birds such as pelicans and herons.
Also located in Davie is the Baptist Health Training Facility, which is the headquarters and training facility of the Miami Dolphins. It features one of the NFL's largest training rooms. Another attraction in Davie is the Young At Art Museum, which was founded with the belief that art is a crucial part of a child's education. The museum is home to plenty of events and after school programs, as well as five central galleries which focus on providing an interactive experience geared toward children to teach them about art.
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