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Welcome to Ruskin!

Ruskin is located in the Twin Towers neighborhood of Dayton and serves a unique and diverse community. Strong community partnerships help to create a foundation for a rigorous academic program, guide and protect each child's social and emotional growth, and stimulate student's creativity. Students are provided with academic, athletic, and musical after-school opportunities and take great pride in their school. We welcome visitors and encourage you to take a closer look at the great things that are happening at Ruskin.

Go Rams!

Bryan Ertsgaard, Principal


School Information

Check here for important school-related information, including the student handbook, Title I documents, staff directory, and other information.


Family Handbook (English)

Ruskin School Supplies List (English)
Ruskin School Supplies List (Spanish)

Parent and Family Engagement Policy (English)
Parent and Family Engagement Policy (Spanish)
School-Parent Compact (English)
School-Parent Compact (Spanish)
Parent Right to Know Letter (English)
Parent Right to Know Letter (Spanish)

Ruskin Staff List

Contact Info

Address: 407 Ambrose Court,
Dayton, OH 45410

Office: 937-542-5680

Fax: 937-542-5681


Bell Schedule

7:10 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Grab and Go Breakfast Starts at 7:10 AM

About Our School

Ruskin School has been a Dayton tradition since 1884.


Ruskin School, in partnership with its parents and community, will raise up and send forth self-advocating, service-oriented, global citizens who through meaningful commitments will change the world one relationship at a time.

Declaración de La Misión

La escuela Ruskin, en asociación con los padres y la comunidad criará y mandará al mundo ciudadanos globales que abogan por sí mismos y que sean serviciales, quienes a través de compromisos significativos cambian el mundo una relación a la vez.

We invite you to visit us and get involved with your child’s school today!

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