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

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Hidden Hero Spotlight – Mia Morrison

January 22, 2021

This week we are spotlighting hidden hero and Valerie Elementary kindergarten teacher Mia Morrison! Mia has been a Kindergarten teacher at DPS for 6 years, and has been an educator for 30 years. She is also a lead teacher for kindergarten math. Although COVID-19 has changed a lot about teaching, Mia said she has fou...

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Hidden Hero Spotlight – Robert Hunter

January 15, 2021

This week we are spotlighting Robert Hunter, Compliance Coordinator for the district! Robert has been with the district since 2019. His responsibilities include overseeing custodial staff, ensuring all buildings meet city, state and federal codes, ensuring all buildings meet health and safety standards, and that pro...

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Find Scholarships with Scholarship Connect

January 12, 2021

Finding scholarships has never been easier than with The Dayton Foundation’s Scholarship CONNECT! Thanks to charitable individuals who believe in the importance of education, The Dayton Foundation is able to offer nearly 200 scholarship opportunities to help Dayton-area students, like you, continue their education...