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DPS Bus Rules

Alexandra Kincaid News

The Dayton Public School District is excited to begin another school year!  Each year, the district safely transports thousands of students to and from school. New and returning bus riders should be aware of the following important safety precautions and rules for riding DPS buses.  Students should get to their bus stop at least 10 minutes before the bus is …

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DPS tracks and fields now open for team, community use

Alexandra Kincaid News

The district is excited to announce that all turf fields have been renovated and are ready for DPS teams to use. All tracks have also been replaced, and all but two are now open to the public. With these renovations, all tracks and fields are now up to the high-quality standards that students deserve. Fields have new sod, have been …

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Update to Masking Recommendations — 08/05/2022

Alexandra Kincaid News

At this time, masks are strongly recommended for all staff and students in the Dayton Public Schools due to the increase of the latest COVID variant in the community. A representative from Public Health will attend the August 16th Board of Education meeting to provide additional guidance. If masking guidelines change at that time, all staff and parents will be …

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Elementary Open Houses & Annual Meeting Dates

Alexandra Kincaid News

Dates are now available for elementary school open houses and annual meetings. Please refer to the table below for the latest information.   Belle Haven August 15th, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Charity Adams August 15th, 5:00 P.M.- 6:30 P.M.  Cleveland August 15th, 2022 4:00-5:30 PM Eastmont August 15th, 5:30-7:00 Edison August 15th, 3:30- 5:30  Fairview August 15th, 2:30 – 4:30 Horace …

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2022-2023 school supply list now available

Alexandra Kincaid News

The K-6 school supply list for the 2022-2023 school year is now available. Please select a language below to view the list in that language.   English | Arabic | Spanish | French | Kinyarwanda | Tigrinya | Russian | Turkish | Swahili 

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COVID-Relief Spending Update: June 2022

Alexandra Kincaid News

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 during the height of the pandemic, and to help students catch up academically …

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COVID-Relief Spending Update: May 2022

Alexandra Kincaid News

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 during the height of the pandemic, and to help students catch up academically …

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“Get Enrolled and Ready” event on June 27th

Alexandra Kincaid News

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: Dayton Public School-Based Health …

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Information about district finances

Alexandra Kincaid News

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 a deficit in years 4 and 5. However, the district has never actually …

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May 2022 Transportation Update

Alexandra Kincaid News

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 legally required to provide transportation to charter and parochial students. For the 2021-2022 school …