Dayton Elementary School

Public PK, KG-6

 285 Dayton Valley Road
       Dayton, NV  89403


(775) 246-6262

District: Lyon County School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
197th of 324 Nevada Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,850 Help

Students who attend Dayton Elementary School usually attend:

Middle:    Dayton Intermediate School
High:    Dayton High School

Student/teacher ratio:  15.4
Number of students:  433

Racial breakdown:

White:
63.7%
Hispanic:
25.2%
Two or more races:
6.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  46%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


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Compare Details Dayton Elementary School ranks worse than 60.8% of elementary schools in Nevada. It also ranks 3rd among 8 ranked elementary schools in the Lyon County School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 32.55. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (63.7%), Hispanic (25.2%), two or more races (6.2%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 46% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Dayton Elementary School is 15.4, which is the 3rd best among 8 elementary schools in the Lyon County School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Dayton Elementary School is $9,850. 5 elementary schools in the Lyon County School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Dayton Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Dayton Elementary School 197th of 324 Nevada public elementary schools. (See Dayton Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Lyon County School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Lyon County School District 13th of 13 Nevada school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Dayton Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools NV State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 56.77 91st 246 63.0%
2008 72.34 68th 294 76.9%
2009 71.02 65th 292 77.7%
2010 75.75 55th 300 81.7%
2011 63.36 102nd 318 67.9%
2012 47.50 163rd 328 50.3%
2013 41.81 202nd 330 38.8%
2014 54.83 152nd 332 54.2%
2016 60.86 133rd 347 61.7%
2017 43.47 186th 351 47.0%
2018 45.09 181st 341 46.9%
2019 39.80 216th 388 44.3%
2021 32.55 197th 324 39.2%

Data source: test scores: Nevada Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Nevada Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Dayton Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 493 2 3 23 6 n/a n/a 0 527
1990 519 1 5 18 6 n/a n/a 6 555
1991 543 0 7 32 10 n/a n/a 0 592
1992 483 2 6 33 10 n/a n/a 0 534
1993 513 2 12 33 9 n/a n/a 0 569
1994 458 2 9 36 11 n/a n/a 0 516
1995 483 1 10 70 7 n/a n/a 0 571
1996 483 1 10 70 7 n/a n/a 0 571
1997 315 2 9 55 2 n/a n/a 0 383
1998 316 3 6 57 0 n/a n/a 0 382
1999 293 0 8 60 0 n/a n/a 0 361
2000 367 0 8 77 1 n/a n/a 0 453
2001 345 0 7 88 2 n/a n/a 0 442
2002 322 6 7 81 8 n/a n/a 0 424
2003 322 6 7 81 8 n/a n/a 0 424
2004 335 4 7 92 11 n/a n/a 0 449
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 540 540
2006 413 9 14 104 11 n/a n/a 0 551
2007 437 12 13 111 11 n/a n/a 0 584
2008 313 12 13 91 9 n/a n/a 0 438
2009 318 8 17 88 12 n/a n/a 0 443
2010 295 9 16 90 15 n/a n/a 0 425
2011 256 1 7 108 6 0 20 0 398
2012 264 0 6 95 8 2 21 0 396
2013 255 0 5 87 6 2 20 0 375
2014 296 3 7 122 10 0 21 0 459
2015 292 4 3 114 12 0 14 0 439
2016 273 7 4 126 11 0 19 0 440
2017 309 5 3 125 8 2 7 0 459
2018 349 2 9 126 12 2 8 0 508
2019 342 5 6 122 9 2 22 0 508
2020 318 2 10 115 9 2 22 0 478
2021 276 2 10 109 8 1 27 0 433

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Dayton Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 527 28.0 18.8 17.1
1990 555 29.0 19.1 n/a
1991 592 32.0 18.5 21.8
1992 534 32.0 16.6 19.5
1993 569 37.0 15.4 26.2
1994 516 33.0 15.6 17.2
1995 571 31.5 18.1 34.9
1996 571 31.5 18.1 34.9
1997 383 24.5 15.6 26.9
1998 382 22.5 17.0 42.9
1999 361 22.5 16.0 44.3
2000 453 25.5 17.8 46.4
2001 442 26.5 16.7 46.6
2002 424 29.0 14.6 43.9
2003 424 29.0 14.6 43.9
2004 449 32.5 13.8 41.4
2005 540 n/a n/a n/a
2006 551 34.0 16.2 n/a
2007 584 37.0 15.8 n/a
2008 438 24.0 18.3 35.2
2009 443 25.0 17.7 42.7
2010 425 26.0 16.3 40.2
2011 398 25.0 15.9 49.7
2012 396 23.5 16.8 50
2013 375 22.0 17.0 55.2
2014 459 26.0 17.6 54.7
2015 439 14.0 31.3 56.3
2016 440 27.0 16.2 55.5
2017 459 28.0 16.3 52.9
2018 508 30.0 16.9 59.8
2019 508 32.0 15.8 59.8
2020 478 27.0 17.7 46
2021 433 28.0 15.4 46

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Dayton Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 527 28.0 18.8 17.1
1990 555 29.0 19.1 n/a
1991 592 32.0 18.5 21.8
1992 534 32.0 16.6 19.5
1993 569 37.0 15.4 26.2
1994 516 33.0 15.6 17.2
1995 571 31.5 18.1 34.9
1996 571 31.5 18.1 34.9
1997 383 24.5 15.6 26.9
1998 382 22.5 17.0 42.9
1999 361 22.5 16.0 44.3
2000 453 25.5 17.8 46.4
2001 442 26.5 16.7 46.6
2002 424 29.0 14.6 43.9
2003 424 29.0 14.6 43.9
2004 449 32.5 13.8 41.4
2005 540 n/a n/a n/a
2006 551 34.0 16.2 n/a
2007 584 37.0 15.8 n/a
2008 438 24.0 18.3 35.2
2009 443 25.0 17.7 42.7
2010 425 26.0 16.3 40.2
2011 398 25.0 15.9 49.7
2012 396 23.5 16.8 50
2013 375 22.0 17.0 55.2
2014 459 26.0 17.6 54.7
2015 439 14.0 31.3 56.3
2016 440 27.0 16.2 55.5
2017 459 28.0 16.3 52.9
2018 508 30.0 16.9 59.8
2019 508 32.0 15.8 59.8
2020 478 27.0 17.7 46
2021 433 28.0 15.4 46

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Dayton Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $1,018 (10.6%) $8,567 (89.4%) $9,585
2020 $396 (4.0%) $9,454 (96.0%) $9,850

Data source: Nevada Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Dayton Elementary School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 216th of 388 Elementary schoolsRanks 197th of 324 Elementary schools
 5.1%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
3rd Grade Mathematics (Dayton Elementary School)31.622
 9.6%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Lyon County School District)43.228.5
 14.7%
   3rd Grade Mathematics (Nevada)47.832.1
 15.7%
3rd Grade Reading (Dayton Elementary School)28.625
 3.6%
   3rd Grade Reading (Lyon County School District)36.227.9
 8.3%
   3rd Grade Reading (Nevada)46.336.4
 9.9%
4th Grade Mathematics (Dayton Elementary School)40.623.9
 16.7%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Lyon County School District)3321.3
 11.7%
   4th Grade Mathematics (Nevada)43.928.2
 15.7%
4th Grade Reading (Dayton Elementary School)49.244.8
 4.4%
   4th Grade Reading (Lyon County School District)4135.6
 5.4%
   4th Grade Reading (Nevada)49.240.3
 8.9%
5th Grade Reading (Dayton Elementary School)49.130.8
 18.3%
   5th Grade Reading (Lyon County School District)4434.8
 9.2%
   5th Grade Reading (Nevada)51.942.3
 9.6%
6th Grade Mathematics (Dayton Elementary School)30.619.6
 11%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Lyon County School District)3322.2
 10.8%
   6th Grade Mathematics (Nevada)34.223.4
 10.8%
6th Grade Reading (Dayton Elementary School)54.243.9
 10.3%
   6th Grade Reading (Lyon County School District)4234.5
 7.5%
   6th Grade Reading (Nevada)45.839.6
 6.2%
All Grades Mathematics (Dayton Elementary School)33.620.9
 12.7%
   All Grades Mathematics (Lyon County School District)34.321.5
 12.8%
   All Grades Mathematics (Nevada)37.526.3
 11.2%
All Grades Reading (Dayton Elementary School)4636.4
 9.6%
   All Grades Reading (Lyon County School District)42.734.5
 8.2%
   All Grades Reading (Nevada)48.541.4
 7.1%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students508433
 14.8%
African American52
 60%
American Indian98
 11.1%
Asian610
 66.7%
Hispanic122109
 10.7%
Pacific Islander21
 50%
Two or More Races2227
 22.7%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients59.8%46%
 13.9%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nevada Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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