The Dayton Early College Academy (DECA) is an award-winning, high performing network of charter schools located in Dayton, Ohio. DECA's three campuses are singularly focused on helping children to be successful in college and beyond. 

At DECA our mission is to prepare future college graduates today to become the leaders of our community tomorrow. In a world with too few of them, we know the difference a quality school can make for every child. We endeavor to ensure every child in Dayton who wants to earn a college degree has the opportunity to do so.