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

News / Thurgood Marshall News

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Tiwona Branham

May 13, 2021

This week we are spotlighting Tiwona Branham, Intervention Specialist at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School. Ms. Branham has been with the district for five years and has also coached Cross Country and Track & Field. She also serves as the senior advisor for the class of 2021 and the co-advisor for the Move Forward ...

News / Wright Brothers Elementary News

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Tina Porter

May 13, 2021

This week we are spotlighting Wright Brothers Middle School Security Resource Officer Tina Porter! Ms. Porter has been with the district for 18 years. Her day-to-day duties include assisting faculty, mentoring students, encouraging a safe and healthy environment for students and staff, maintaining high visibility an...


Hidden Hero Spotlight | Jamie Holster

May 13, 2021

DPS spotlights Associate Director of Nutrition Services, Jamie Holster! Jamie has been the Associate Director of Nutrition Services for 10 years and has been with DPS for a total of 17 years. Her day-to-day responsibilities consist of supervising 5 high schools and 9 elementary schools. “I love interacting with peop...

Edwin Joel Brown Elementary News / News

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Clara Jones

May 13, 2021

DPS is spotlighting Edwin Joel Brown Middle School teacher Clara Jones! Ms. Jones is an 8th grade math teacher in her first year at DPS. She said beginning the year in a virtual environment had its challenges because she had to learn to adapt lessons and strategies to fit a virtual setting. Building relationships wi...