Dayton school information

IndexDaytonWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores40%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:120:116:1
Total public schools31,99179,221
Total private schools154824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Dayton, WA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dayton public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 16% lower than than the Washington average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dayton public schools is 14:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 25.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dayton are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dayton.
  • 85.4% of people in Dayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Dayton have completed high school.
  • 25.4% of people in Dayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dayton

IndexDaytonWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college63.8%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dixie, WA27650%2%
Starbuck, WA9550%2%
Waitsburg, WA1,16346%6%
Dayton, WA2,70240%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hortonville, WI2,70253%8%
Elma Center, NY2,70155%11%
Donalsonville, GA2,70132%35%
Bloomingdale, GA2,70330%40%
Hoxie, AR2,70424%51%
Dayton, WA2,70240%18%
Source: The Dayton, WA 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.