Dayton Independent School District
The district serves the cities of Dayton, Dayton Lakes, Kenefick, and some unincorporated areas including Eastgate, Stilson, and the northern half of Old River-Winfree. A very small portion of the district lies in neighboring Harris County.
- Dayton High (Grades 9-12)
- Woodrow Wilson Junior High (Grades 6-8)
The school, "Nottingham Middle School" is no longer the middle school of Dayton, Texas due to changes the middle school has now transferred to "Woodrow Wilson Junior High
- Kimmie M. Brown Elementary (Grades K-5)
- Dr. E.R. Richter Elementary (Grades K-5)
- Stephen F. Austin Elementary (Grades K-5)
- Colbert Elementary (Pre-Kindergarten)
Due to changes in the zoning areas all three elementary schools are now Kindergarten through 5th grade.