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.

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CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT

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

DPS News

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COVID-Relief Spending Update: May 2022

June 21, 2022

Over the last few years, the Dayton Public School District has received COVID-relief funds from the federal government. These funds, often referred to as “ESSER” funds (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) or “ARP” funds (American Rescue Plan), have been used to keep students and staff safe duri...

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“Get Enrolled and Ready” event on June 27th

June 13, 2022

A special “Get Enrolled and Ready” event will be held at the DPS School-Based Health Center for children ages 3-6 who need to enroll in the Dayton Public School District for next year. The event is free and is designed as a one-stop shop for enrolling young students. Date: Monday, June 27th Time: 1-5 p.m. Location: ...

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Information about district finances

June 10, 2022

As required by law, all school district treasurers must create a five-year forecast in an attempt to review what future finances could look like. These forecasts are typically very conservative and cannot predict future expenditures and revenues. In fact, since 2017, the district’s five-year forecasts always show ...

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May 2022 Transportation Update

May 27, 2022

Dear Dayton Public Schools Families: The district will resume responsibility for transporting charter and parochial students for the 2022-2023 school year. As a result, there will be several changes to transportation because DPS drivers and buses will be needed to transport non-DPS students.  The district is legall...