Dayton Leadership Academies

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

Core Values


Student Core Values:

The following core values identify the school culture and climate which are the backbone of Dayton Leadership Academies. These values are demonstrated in staff, student, and parent relationships and proactive positive student reinforcement.

  • We are safe.

  • We are respectful.

  • We are responsible.

  • We are positive leaders.



Belief in Students

  1.  Believe that all students can be successful. 

  2.  Demonstrate a sense of urgency and a relentless pursuit of academic achievement. 

  3.  Are highly proactive in serving students and seeking out resources when needed.

Passion for Excellence 

  1.  Embrace a growth mindset with a focus on reflection and refinement of practices. 

  2. Seek out opportunities for professional development and make a systematic effort to review data to ensure progress towards goals. 

  3. Are critical thinkers and problem solvers who take initiative to ensure decisions are based on the highest professional standards and what is best for students.

Collaboration and 


  1. Make an effort to build relationships that collaborative and trusting. 

  2. Assume positive intent when interacting with each other. 

  3. Seek to understand and respect each other's differences. 

  4. Embrace joy whenever possible.

Respect for Others 

in the Community

  1. Have a strong belief in the power of relationships and strive to build positive relationships with families and community members. 

  2. Assume positive intent when interacting with others. 

  3. Communicate in a culturally sensitive manner.