Dayton school information

IndexDaytonKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores43%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Dayton, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dayton public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 9% lower than than the Kentucky average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dayton public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 13.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dayton are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Dayton.
  • 72.9% of people in Dayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Dayton have completed high school.
  • 13.7% of people in Dayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dayton

IndexDaytonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade72.9%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.0%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Dayton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madeira, OH8,92495%92%
Wyoming, OH8,48494%91%
Terrace Park, OH2,35694%91%
The Village of Indian Hill, OH5,80394%91%
Mariemont, OH3,40091%84%
Dayton, KY5,38543%13%

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Lake Fenton, MI5,38648%2%
Wind Lake, WI5,38375%51%
Hazard, KY5,38348%2%
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Tyrone, PA5,38265%32%
Dayton, KY5,38543%13%
Source: The Dayton, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.