Dayton City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 11,589 students in Dayton City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Dayton City School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Ohio public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dayton City School District are Stivers School For The Arts, Horace Mann Elementary School and Eastmont Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dayton City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Ohio public school average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dayton City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dayton City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
27 Schools
3,527 Schools
# Students
11,589 Students
1,643,868 Students
# Teachers
803 Teachers
96,807 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Dayton City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 898 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#792 out of 924 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dayton City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dayton City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dayton City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
67%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dayton City  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.51
# American Indian Students
11 Students
1,979 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
36 Students
44,115 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
728 Students
109,016 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
6%
# Black Students
7,535 Students
276,268 Students
% Black Students
65%
17%
# White Students
2,689 Students
1,115,183 Students
% White Students
23%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,475 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
583 Students
95,832 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
316
29,523
# Students in K Grade:
777
113,880
# Students in 1st Grade:
830
121,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
841
121,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
839
120,185
# Students in 4th Grade:
880
121,956
# Students in 5th Grade:
840
122,911
# Students in 6th Grade:
861
127,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
768
130,277
# Students in 8th Grade:
782
132,120
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,271
137,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
990
130,730
# Students in 11th Grade:
821
117,462
# Students in 12th Grade:
773
117,433
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,297 is higher than the state median of $14,866. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,877 is higher than the state median of $13,724. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue
$270 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dayton City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$288 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Dayton City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,297
$14,866
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dayton City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,877
$13,724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dayton City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dayton City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stivers School For The Arts
Math: 60% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1313 E 5th St
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 542-7380
Grades: 7-12
| 790 students
Rank: #22.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Krebs Ave
Dayton, OH 45419
(937) 542-4890
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
Rank: #33.
Eastmont Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1480 Edendale Rd
Dayton, OH 45432
(937) 542-4490
Grades: PK-7
| 360 students
Rank: #44.
River's Edge Montessori Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
108 Linwood St
Dayton, OH 45405
(937) 542-4640
Grades: PK-6
| 487 students
Rank: #55.
Ruskin Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
407 Ambrose Ct
Dayton, OH 45410
(937) 542-3000
Grades: PK-9
| 517 students
Rank: #66.
David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
741 Washington St
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 542-7180
Grades: 9-12
| 792 students
Rank: #77.
Cleveland Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1102 Pursell Ave
Dayton, OH 45420
(937) 542-4340
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
Rank: #88.
Charity Adams Earley Girls Academy
Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Shoup Mill Rd
Dayton, OH 45415
(937) 542-3000
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #99.
Valerie Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3871 Yellowstone Ave
Dayton, OH 45416
(937) 542-5390
Grades: PK-7
| 543 students
Rank: #1010.
Kemp Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1923 Gondert Ave
Dayton, OH 45403
(937) 542-5090
Grades: K-8
| 345 students
Rank: #1111.
Belle Haven Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4401 Free Pike
Dayton, OH 45416
(937) 542-4220
Grades: K-10
| 406 students
Rank: #1212.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
228 N Broadway St
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 542-4540
Grades: PK-9
| 423 students
Rank: #1313.
Belmont High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2615 Wayne Ave
Dayton, OH 45420
(937) 542-6460
Grades: 7-12
| 840 students
Rank: #1414.
Westwood Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2805 Oakridge Dr
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 542-4990
Grades: K-6
| 326 students
Rank: #1515.
Wright Brothers Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1361 Huffman Ave
Dayton, OH 45403
(937) 542-5940
Grades: 7-9
| 456 students
Rank: #1616.
Kiser Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Leo St
Dayton, OH 45404
(937) 542-6130
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #1717.
Louise Troy Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1630 Miami Chapel Rd
Dayton, OH 45408
(937) 542-4290
Grades: K-7
| 331 students
Rank: #1818.
Dunbar Early College High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Albritton Dr
Dayton, OH 45408
(937) 542-6760
Grades: 9-12
| 546 students
Rank: #1919.
Edwin Joel Brown Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
31 Willowwood Drive
Dayton, OH 45405
(937) 542-5740
Grades: 1-10
| 457 students
Rank: #2020.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1923 W 3rd St
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 542-3000
Grades: K-8
| 359 students
Rank: #2121.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2314 Elsmere Ave
Dayton, OH 45406
(937) 542-4590
Grades: PK-6
| 384 students
Rank: #2222.
Dayton Digital Academy
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4447 Hoover Ave
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 542-7090
Grades: 10-12
| 7 students
Rank: #2323.
Wogaman Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
920 Mcarthur Ave
Dayton, OH 45408
(937) 542-5890
Grades: 7-10
| 376 students
Rank: #2424.
Thurgood Marshall High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
4447 Hoover Ave
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 542-6610
Grades: 9-12
| 529 students
Rank: #2525.
Meadowdale High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3873 Whitestone Ct
Dayton, OH 45416
(937) 542-7030
Grades: 9-12
| 501 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mound Street Academy
354 Mound St
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 542-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
Rank: n/an/a
3705 Lori Sue Ave
Dayton, OH 45406
(937) 542-4390
Grades: PK
| 118 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dayton City
  • 115 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH, 45402-1812
  • (937) 542-3000
  • dps.k12.oh.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 67% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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