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Dayton school information

Index Dayton Tennessee National
Average Test Scores43%35%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,221
Total private schools243024,874
Total post-secondary schools21897,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dayton are 10% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dayton
  • 71.7% of people in Dayton have completed 8th grade
  • 66.6% of people in Dayton have completed high school
  • 12.3% of people in Dayton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dayton

      Index Dayton Tennessee National
      Completed 8th grade71.7%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school66.6%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college42.0%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.6%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.3%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters6.0%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

      Dayton, TN School Districts

      • Dayton City Elementary School District
      • Rhea County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Dayton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dayton, TN schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Dayton, TN, an average of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sale Creek, TN2,89948%0.5%
      Calhoun, TN67446%5.2%
      Spring City, TN2,24237%22.9%
      Charleston, TN66837%22.9%
      Decatur, TN1,61234%28.9%
      Dayton, TN7,35743%9.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Palmer, AK7,35944%8.6%
      Hudsonville, MI7,35371%47.8%
      Iron Mountain, MI7,35241%13.8%
      Charles City, IA7,35154%11.8%
      Sandwich, IL7,35146%5.2%
      Dayton, TN7,35743%9.6%
      Source: The Dayton, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 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.