About Us

Fast Facts


DPS Fast Facts 2013-2014
 

DPS Mission

Dayton Public Schools provides a high-quality education in a safe environment that prepares our students for success in school, work and life by providing a highly effective trained staff working each day with community resources.


Our Budget *

Operation budget (FY 14) .............................................................. $217,312,000
Per pupil expense ................................................................................. $14,375
Beginning teacher salary ......................................................................... $33,936
Average teacher salary ........................................................................... $53,171

*General fund


District Revenue **

Local funds ............................................................................................. 31%
State funds ............................................................................................ 55%
Federal funds .......................................................................................... 14%

**FY12 (FY13 not available)


Our Schools

Number of schools .............................. 30
Elementary schools ............................. 22
High schools  .....................................   6
Special centers ...................................  2

 

 

Our Employees

Full-time employees ................................................................................... 2,141
Part-time employees .................................................................................    244
Administrative staff ...................................................................................    126
Classified staff ..........................................................................................    905
Certified employees ..................................................................................  1,236
Teachers with advanced degrees ...............................................................     774


Our Students

PreK .............................................   837
K-6 .............................................. 7,606
7-8 .............................................. 2,122
9-12 ............................................. 3,888
Ungraded .....................................      52
Total ........................................... 14,505


Student Ethnicity

African American .................................................................................     64.8%
American Indian ..................................................................................       0.1%
Asian .................................................................................................       0.4%
Caucasian ..........................................................................................      26.3%
Hispanic .............................................................................................       3.3%
Multi-racial ..........................................................................................       5.1%


Opportunities

Place-Based Learning
Dual Language
Early College
Primary Literacy
Singler-Gender Education
Gifted Programs
Pre-IB/Middle School Honors
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
STEM
Online/IDVL (Interactive Distance Video Learning)/Blended Learning
Visual and Performing Arts
Career Technology
Seniors to Sophomores
Dual Credit and Advanced Placement
Neighborhood School Centers*

*supports classroom success


Dayton Board of Education

Dr. Robert C. Walker, President
Nancy A. Nerny, Vice President
Adil Baguirov
Joseph Lacey
Ronald C. Lee
Hazel Rountree
Sheila Taylor