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Avg. test scores 57%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 42%

Dayton school information

IndexDaytonOhioNational
Average Test Scores43%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools1123,65079,221
Total private schools341,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools163937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dayton are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 112 public schools in Dayton
  • 79.5% of people in Dayton have completed 8th grade
  • 77.7% of people in Dayton have completed high school
  • 17.6% of people in Dayton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dayton

      IndexDaytonOhioNational
      Completed 8th grade79.5%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school77.7%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college53.6%55.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.8%35.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.6%26.7%30.3%
      Completed masters6.5%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

      Dayton, OH School Districts

      • Dayton City School District
      • Jefferson Township Local School District
      • Centerville City School District
      • Northridge Local School District
      • Vandalia-Butler City School District

      There are a total of 112 public schools, 34 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools in Dayton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dayton, OH schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Dayton, OH, an average of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bellbrook, OH7,08290%83%
      Centerville village, OH6989%81%
      Springboro, OH17,97889%80%
      Beavercreek, OH46,08687%77%
      Brookville, OH5,99387%77%
      Dayton, OH141,14343%13%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pasadena, CA140,26832%35%
      Orange, CA139,91932%34%
      Fullerton, CA139,49149%1%
      Killeen, TX138,74569%40%
      Mesquite, TX143,77172%46%
      Dayton, OH141,14343%13%
      Source: The Dayton, OH 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.