Dayton Center

  • Dayton Center serves 231 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dayton Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Dayton Center's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dayton Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dayton Center is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#376 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
93%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Webster Grand Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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