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


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



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

college credit plus


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



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

DPS News


Family and Student Resource Handbook Available

November 20, 2020

View Family and Student Resource Handbook DPS Families, a resource handbook is now available for you to reference throughout the extended break. Inside you will find information about how to keep your student engaged in his or her learning, how to access MindPlay, ALEKS and SuccessMaker and additional educational re...

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DPS Extends Holiday Break due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

November 18, 2020

For Immediate Release DPS Extends Holiday Break due to Rising COVID-19 Cases Students will return January 4th for hybrid instruction. The Dayton Board of Education approved a calendar adjustment at Tuesday’s meeting that will extend the holiday break for students due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery C...


Extended Holiday Break Due to COVID-19

November 18, 2020

Dayton Public Schools Families, Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, students in the Dayton Public Schools will have an extended holiday break. Please review the details below. New Holiday Break The holiday break is now Monday, November 23rd – Sunday, January 3rd, 2021.  There will be no virtua...

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Weekly DPS COVID-19 Metrics Available

November 17, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health requires K-12 schools to notify parents, guardians, and local health departments when students, teachers, staff members or coaches test positive for COVID-19. The state encourages parents and guardians to report positive cases to schools. This page will be updated each Friday, by 5 p.m....