Dayton Leadership Academies

A Leader In Me School With A School Culture of Joy and Achievement


Mission & Vision

The Dayton Leadership Academies is a free charter school in Dayton, Ohio. We are a K-8th grade school serving over 400 students. The Dayton Leadership Academies strives to educate and nurture each student to his or her highest academic ability. We maintain a culture of pride and excellence for each student. Our school culture and community provides proactive support for each student and continually incorporates our core values of being safe, being respectful, being responsible and becoming positive leaders.

  • Vision: Each child will excel in high school, college, and careers by students, parents, and teachers working hard together.
  • Mission: Dayton Leadership Academies challenges students to thrive and become leaders for today and tomorrow through a culture of joy and unwavering support based upon personalized goals, challenging academics, and partnerships with family and community.

Fast Facts


Average daily student attendance.


Parents are satisfied with DLA as their child’s school according to mid-year survey.


Increase in student enrollment since 2016.


In Progress and Gap Closing on Ohio state school report card.

Latest News

Upcoming Events

Oct 7

Fall Festival - PAC Sponsored

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (on 10/07) Read More..
Oct 12

End of 1st Quarter

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY Read More..
Oct 13

Fall Break

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY (on 10/16) Read More..
Oct 26

1st Quarter Conference 4-7pm

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY Read More..
Oct 30

Staff PD-No school for students

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY Read More..
Nov 6

DLA Family Activity Night at Adventure Central, Monday, Nov 6 · 7

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (on 11/06) Read More..
Nov 8

Early dismissal all grade levels- Staff PD

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY Read More..
Nov 20

Thanksgiving Break- No school

ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY (on 11/24) Read More..