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1500 Dayton Ave

San Leandro, CA 94579

(510) 317-3600

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 525

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Dayton Elementary School

This is a great school. This is my daughter's first year at Dayton. She is in the 2nd grade. She came from Bella Vista Elementary school in Oakland (which was also excellent!). To be honest, I liked Bella Vista more because my daughter was always challenged and academics was taken so seriously by many ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/15/13

Dayton is a school with dedicated teachers, kind students, and excellent leadership from a principal who is passionate about the school and every student there. My son is in 1st grade and the 2 teachers that he has had went above and beyond to create a comfortable community in the classroom, where all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/12

Dayton is a sorely underrated school on this site. We moved away from this school district to a supposedly better school just over the hill that happens to be rated a 10 on GreatSchools, and despite this, I think Dayton is a better school, with more diversity, and programs that are accessible to everyone. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/11

Dayton is a great place to LEARN! I enjoy my daughter being at Dayton Elementary School. She has made friends and enjoys the staff. They smile and speak to all students, that's special! I am so happy because I know she is safe, her teacher cares about her education and makes sure she understands ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/10

Great school! The staff has been WONDERFUL! Feel safe with my daughter being there, office staff knows parents Very well. Enjoyed our past 2 years here. Teachers have been more then I could have asked for really doing eveything they can to help my child and me too! Its smaller # of students which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/09

So far, I've been impressed with the school and teachers. My son went to Dayton 1st-5th grades and my daughter is currently in 4th grade. We have a very diverse student population (over 25 different languages spoken!), but the discipline issues are very low. Students get along well and are monitored ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/06

Dayton Elementary has only been re-opened for a short time. It is an excellent elementary school due to Principal Jodi Lytel's leadership. The teachers are passionate about their students. The music program is the best in the area. The PTA is very strong and provides parents many ways to be involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/04

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Test scores for Dayton Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Dayton Elementary School
San Lorenzo Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Leandro schools — Dayton Elementary School is located at 1500 Dayton Ave, San Leandro CA 94579. 1500 Dayton Ave is in the 94579 ZIP code in San Leandro, CA The school district for Dayton Elementary School is the San Lorenzo Unified School District. Dayton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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