Dover school information

IndexDoverDelawareNational
Average Test Scores43%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools2019179,235
Total private schools1812924,875
Total post-secondary schools4207,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dover are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Dover.
  • 83.6% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.4% of people in Dover have completed high school.
  • 28.4% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dover

IndexDoverDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%85.7%83.8%
Completed high school82.4%84.6%82.4%
Completed some college58.7%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.3%36.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.4%29.4%29.3%
Completed masters11.9%11.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Dover (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hartly, DE4877%56%
Dover Base Housing, DE3,39074%51%
Wyoming, DE1,62865%32%
Frederica, DE1,08565%31%
Clayton, DE2,98959%20%
Dover, DE36,82643%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winter Garden, FL36,82662%26%
Oakton, VA36,86092%87%
Marion, OH36,79158%18%
Brighton, NY36,87060%22%
Keizer, OR36,87550%1%
Dover, DE36,82643%12%
Source: The Dover, DE education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.