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Dayton Public School District
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  • DAYTON, OH

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grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade C
  4. College Prep
    grade C minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

About

136 S LUDLOW ST
DAYTON, OH 45402
About Dayton Public School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
27
Students
11,721
From Dayton Public School District

Dayton Public Schools is an urban district with more than 12,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

The district's early learning center, 16 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 7 high schools are always striving to do more and do better for students!

Here’s why you will love Dayton Public Schools:

--All DPS preschools are rated 5-stars by the Ohio Department of Education.

--The district has one-to-one technology; a Chromebook is available to every student.

--Two Career Technology Centers allow students to earn career credentials and college credit.

--The College Credit Plus Program allows students to earn college credit throughout high school. Students can even earn their associate degree before graduation if they choose.

--DPS is home to one of the world's 41 Challenger Learning Centers.

--Free breakfast and lunch is provided daily to all students.

--Seniors earn approximately $20 million in scholarships to colleges and universities across the country each year.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
1110
96 responses
Average ACT
20
524 responses

Innovative Academic Offerings at all Grade Levels

The Dayton Public School District prides itself on a variety of high-quality, innovative academic offerings at all grade levels. Double teaching, STEM, Project Lead the Way, Career-Technical Programs, College Credit Plus, and career exploration experiences help set students up for success!

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
11,721
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.9%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,467
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.6%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    54%
  • Support Services
    43%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$51,363
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,068
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$172,285
National
$229,800

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