Statement from Auditor Yost on Audit of DECA Prep

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Columbus – The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the audit of Dayton Early College Academy (DECA) Prep released today.

“Dayton Early College Academy is one of the bright, shining stars of Ohio’s charter schools,” Auditor Yost said. “It acted properly, and this single bad actor should not detract from DECA’s significant accomplishments.”


The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 6,000 state and local government agencies.  Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.

Beth Gianforcaro
Press Secretary