Corona Virus Updates


The Dayton School District is committed to continuing to provide instructional engagement, educational materials, and our food service grab and go meals. With the new guidance from Governor Brown that schools are closed through April 28th, we are planning on how to continue our efforts after the Spring Break. Please keep checking our website at or follow us on Facebook. 

The health and safety of our staff, students and community is our top priority. Through this closure, we will stay in accordance with the guidelines set by the Oregon Health Authority and Center for Disease Control.


El Distrito Escolar de Dayton se compromete a continuar ofreciendo 

compromiso de instrucción, materiales educativos, y servicio de comidas para llevar. Con la nueva guia de la gobernadora Brown de que las escuelas permanecerán cerradas hasta después del 28 de abril, estamos planeando cómo continuar nuestros esfuerzos después de las vacaciones de primavera. Siga visitando nuestro sitio web en o síganos en Facebook.

La salud y seguridad de nuestro personal, estudiantes y comunidad es nuestra principal prioridad. A través de este cierre, nos mantendremos de acuerdo con las guías establecidas por la Autoridad de Salud de Oregón y el Centro para el Control de Enfermedades.

Welcome To Our District

Dayton public schools are the heart of Dayton, Oregon.  Dayton School District is located in western Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley, between McMinnville and Newberg, and serves approximately 1,000 students in a grade school, junior high, and high school.  The school district draws people into the community who want a strong educational system with a rural sense of caring and teamwork.


District Highlights


After six months of a comprehensive superintendent search and sifting through 22 highly qualified candidates, the Dayton School District Board of Directors has chosen Dr. Steven Sugg to be its next superintendent. Dr. Sugg’s contract was approved at the March 3rd board meeting. His proposed start date is set for July 1st, 2020

Dr. Sugg brings with him a wealth of administrative experiences with over 31 years in a variety of educational roles. Since 2013, he has been the superintendent of Sheridan School District. Prior to that he was the Assessment and Accountability Coordinator, the Interim Chief Academic Officer and an Associate Principal within the Sherwood School District. Dr. Sugg has a doctorate in educational methodology, policy and leadership from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in advanced mathematics education from Western Oregon State College. He completed his administrative licensure program at Portland State University.

“The Dayton School Board is excited to welcome home Dr. Sugg. He brings with him a strong local connection. He has lived in the district for many years and raised his children here. His experience in administration and the classroom will be an asset to the schools,” said Board Chair Chris Wytoski.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with the students, board, staff, and community of Dayton School District. It is an honor to be selected as the next superintendent,” said Dr. Sugg. We are pleased to have Dr. Sugg as our new superintendent and look forward to many successful years working together.

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Budget Committee Vacancies

The Dayton School District Board of Directors is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill four vacancies on the District Budget Committee. The School Board will appoint these positions.

·         Position #2: Vacant – term expires 6/30/2021

·         Position #4: Vacant – term expires 6/30/2022

·         Position #5: Vacant – term expires 6/30/2022

·         Position #6: Vacant – term expires 6/30/2021

The Budget Committee plays a vital role in assisting the district and the community in reviewing the proposed budget each spring before the proposal is presented for adoption. Requirements for the positions are: must be a registered voter in the Dayton School District; must not be an officer or employee of the Dayton School District.

Interested individuals are invited to submit an application. 

Please click the links below to access the calendar and application for the Dayton School District Budget Committee.

Budget Committee Calendar

Budget Committee Application

Academic Calendar Survey for 2020-21

Dayton School District would like to hear from you. Please review the following 3 calendar options for next school year 2020-2021. The important differences include start day, when conferences are, and how long we have for winter/thanksgiving break. The majority of the construction for our Bond project will be next summer and we are hoping to give the contractors as much time as possible. 

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey!

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Emergency/School Closure Information

For emergency/school closure information and to register for automatic email notifications please visit Dayton School District Flash Alerts.

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SIA Grant Application
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