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Dayton High School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (775) 246-6240

335 Dayton Valley Road

Dayton, Nevada


About Dayton High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

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

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 669 students - compared to other schools in Nevada, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Dayton High School is $56,388, 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

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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 High School 669$8,51219$56,3880.50
Dayton Intermediate School (0.25 miles) 361$9,15119$56,6490.50
Dayton Elementary School (0.45 miles) 440$8,95216$52,2060.53
Sutro Elementary School (2.48 miles) 413$8,70717$49,1730.47
Riverview Elementary School (5.39 miles) 411$8,00618$45,9500.49
Virginia City High School (6.04 miles) 124$16,29110$89,1780.35

Dayton High School

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

Dayton Intermediate School (0.25 miles)

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

Dayton Elementary School (0.45 miles)

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

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 (5.39 miles)

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

Virginia City High School (6.04 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.
287thlargest school
297thhighest number of FTE teachers
395thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
267thhighest average teaching salary
462ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
331sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
435thhighest diversity index
225thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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