Welcome to Dayton Public Schools

When you enroll at Dayton Public Schools, you are walking a path to academic success. Our students thrive in a caring environment that encourages diversity. Students will do what they love to do on their way to a college degree or a high-paying career. Your future is now with Dayton Public Schools. Reserve Your Spot!

Enrolling now for incoming preschool students through grade 12

Let's get started:

Step 1:  Click to begin Online registration

Click for Helpful Tips

   FYI - New to the district? Create a new account first by clicking "Register New Account"

Step 2: Visit the Student Enrollment Center on the second floor of the administration building

    115 S. Ludlow St.
    Dayton, Ohio, 45402

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m

Free Parking in lot behind building off Fifth Street

Have questions? Call our enrollment specialists at

                                 (937) 542-5555


Step 3: Click for ADDITIONAL forms necessary to enroll for preschool

    FYI - Preschool is open to Dayton residents only ages 3 to 5
           - Priority placements are given to four year old students
           -Registration for the Montessori preschool program is completed at River's Edge Montessori PreK-6 School
           -Click for information regarding selection process


    FYI - Expect to spend about an hour at the Student Enrollment Center to complete enrollment

Other Helpful Tools:

Make the Grade

Student grades through the DPS Home Access Center. more

Bus Alerts

Bus route notifications via Nixle text message. more