Dayton City School Named Level 5 School for Second Year

Dayton City School (Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

Dayton City School has been named a Level 5 School District by the Tennessee Department of Education, state officials announced on Thursday.

Dayton City School has been awarded a score of 5, the highest score possible on the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) which measure student growth year over year. The Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) measures the impact schools and teachers have on their students’ academic progress. TVAAS is a powerful tool because it measures how much students grow in a year, and shines more light on student progress than only considering their score on a year-end test.

Dayton City school is the only school in the Southeast CORE (Centers of Regional Excellence) to receive a level 5 status two years in a row.

“It is a tremendous accomplishment for a school to receive the highest possible score of a level 5 on TVAAS, says Robert Greene, Director of Schools. “Dayton City School is the only school in southeast Tennessee to receive a level 5 two years in a row. I want to thank everyone who was involved in this accomplishment, teachers, assistants, students, and the school board. We have a great school.”

About Dayton City School
Founded in 1907, Dayton City School encourages and equips students to be lifelong learners. For more information, please visit

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