Whether you have young children, teenagers who are about to graduate or an interest in expanding your own skill set, educational opportunities play an important role in deciding where to live. For K–12 opportunities, the Dayton Region offers high graduation rates, school districts with an “excellent” rating from the State of Ohio and multiple specialty schools such as Stivers School for the Arts, the Dayton Early College Academy and a number of charter schools. The Region also boasts more than a dozen nationally recognized colleges and universities.

Learn more about the specific educational opportunities below.

Higher Education

K-12 Education

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National Schools of Excellence

Charter Schools

Private Schools

Public, private and charter school listings are based on the Dayton Business Journal’s 2008 Book of Lists.