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Dayton Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (775) 246-6262

285 Dayton Valley Rd

Dayton, Nevada


About Dayton Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Dayton Elementary School is one of 19 schools found in the Lyon County School District of Nevada.

Dayton Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Nevada, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 440 students.

The number of teachers at Dayton Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $52,206, which is lower than the Nevada state average of $56,908.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Dayton Elementary School 440$8,95216$52,2060.53
Dayton Intermediate School (0.2 miles) 361$9,15119$56,6490.50
Dayton High School (0.45 miles) 669$8,51219$56,3880.50
Sutro Elementary School (2.48 miles) 413$8,70717$49,1730.47
Riverview Elementary School (5.74 miles) 411$8,00618$45,9500.49
Virginia City High School (5.81 miles) 124$16,29110$89,1780.35

Dayton Elementary School

Number of pupils440
Funding per pupil$8,952
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$52,206
Diversity index0.53

Dayton Intermediate School (0.2 miles)

Number of pupils361
Funding per pupil$9,151
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$56,649
Diversity index0.50

Dayton High School (0.45 miles)

Number of pupils669
Funding per pupil$8,512
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$56,388
Diversity index0.50

Sutro Elementary School (2.48 miles)

Number of pupils413
Funding per pupil$8,707
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$49,173
Diversity index0.47

Riverview Elementary School (5.74 miles)

Number of pupils411
Funding per pupil$8,006
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$45,950
Diversity index0.49

Virginia City High School (5.81 miles)

Number of pupils124
Funding per pupil$16,291
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$89,178
Diversity index0.35
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Rankings within Nevada
There are 690 schools in Nevada. Rankings don't always go up to 690 because some schools have missing data.
434thlargest school
400thhighest number of FTE teachers
234thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
396thhighest average teaching salary
341sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
173rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
390thhighest diversity index
192ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade - 2nd Grade: 4 hours

3rd Grade - 6th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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