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  • Wilbur S. Pence Middle School
  • 375 Bowman Road, Dayton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 731
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Ottobine Elementary
  • 8646 Waggys Creek Rd, Dayton
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 234
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Dayton school information

Average Test Scores81%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,59679,221
Total private schools555324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1997,963
The Dayton, VA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dayton public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 4% higher than than the Virginia average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dayton public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 33.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Dayton

Completed 8th grade87.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.7%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.7%1.3%

Dayton, VA School Districts

Rockingham County Public Schools

There are a total of 3 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dayton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dayton, VA schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Dayton, VA, an average of 87.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Dayton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Dayton, VA schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grottoes, VA2,75187%77%
Bridgewater, VA5,90687%76%
Broadway, VA3,79583%69%
Timberville, VA2,59181%65%
Churchville, VA6777%56%
Dayton, VA1,63381%64%

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Anna, OH1,63388%80%
Davenport, WA1,63457%16%
Union City, MI1,63444%10%
Cannelton, IN1,63447%4%
Upper Brookville, NY1,63456%14%
Dayton, VA1,63381%64%
Source: The Dayton, VA 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.