What's Happening at DPS?

Our Mission

To equip our students to achieve success in a global society by implementing an effective and rigorous curriculum with fidelity.

5 stars

5 STAR PRESCHOOLS

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

technology

1 TO 1 TECHNOLOGY

We have one-to-one technology; a Chromebook is available to every student.

college credit plus

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS

Earn college credit beginning in seventh grade. Students can even earn their associate degree.

improvement

CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT

In 2018 our graduation climbed 10%, while numerous improvements were seen throughout the district.

DPS News

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District seeking to fill open bus driver positions

April 7, 2021

The district is seeking to fill open bus driver positions as soon as possible. Candidates do not need prior experience and the district will pay for their training.  The Board of Education recently approved a raise for trainees from $8.70 per hour to $12 per hour. In addition, there is now a $1,500 signing bonus fo...

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New CTE pathways to be offered at Meadowdale next school year

April 7, 2021

Dayton Public Schools students will have the opportunity to join new Career Tech Pathways next school year. The new programs — Landscape Design and Programming & Game Design — will be offered at Meadowdale High School-Career Technical Center. Students who join these pathways will have career opportunities not cu...

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Fire/EMS students get hands-on experience

April 7, 2021

Dayton Public Schools students in the Fire/EMS CTE program regularly visit the Fire Training Center to get hands-on experience to prepare them for careers in the field.  Students practice maneuvering fire hoses, using fire extinguishers, climbing ladders and familiarizing themselves with fire engines and other equi...

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Chiquith “Shae” Smith

March 26, 2021

This week we are spotlighting Chiquith “Shae” Smith, a School Safety Court Liaison! Shae has been in this position for two years but has been with the district for 14 years. In her current role, she supervises the daily duties and responsibilities of nine SROs in seven buildings. She is also responsible for ensu...