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U.S. News & World Report: Pathway School of Discovery Ranks in Top 10 for Best Charter Middle Schools in Ohio

Pathway School of Discovery was ranked eighth on the Best Charter Middle Schools in Ohio list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings.

Pathway School of Discovery, which has outperformed the local district for 16 years, was praised for its middle school math and reading performance. Pathway School of Discovery, Dayton’s No. 1 school, performed well above expectations in the middle school reading and math categories.

This marks the third year of the U.S. News & World Report ranking elementary and middle schools. The organization has provided go-to resources for parents and students at the high school and college levels for years.

Rankings were determined by analyzing math and reading proficiency, state assessments, and how schools performed compared to expectations. Read more about the ranking’s methodology here.
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About Pathway School of Discovery
Pathway School of Discovery is a tuition-free, public charter school in Dayton, Ohio, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes more than 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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