Corona Virus Updates

Dayton Families,

We need your help! Please complete the following survey so your voice can be heard as we begin our plan for reopening Dayton School District.

The following questions will help us take community opinion into consideration when designing reopening plans that comply with the Oregon Department of Education guidelines.

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we work on plans for schools in the fall.

Familias de Dayton,

¡Necesitamos se ayuda! Por favor completen la siguiente encuesta para que se escuche su voz mientras comenzamos nuestro plan para reabrir el Distrito Escolar de Dayton.

Las siguientes preguntas nos ayudarán a tener en cuenta la opinión de la comunidad al diseñar planes de reapertura que cumplen con las guías del Departamento de Educación de Oregón.

Gracias por tomar el tiempo para darnos su opinión mientras trabajamos en los planes para la escuela en el otoño.

Adopted 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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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.


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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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