Dover school information

IndexDoverDelawareNational
Average Test Scores67%69%68%
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 2% 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.

Best Schools in Dover

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  • Academy Of Dover Charter School104 Saulsbury RoadGrades: KG - 06Students: 263 · Ratio: 12:154
  • Brown (W. Reily) Elementary School360 Webbs LaneGrades: 01 - 05Students: 455 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Campus Community School350 Pear StreetGrades: 01 - 12Students: 601 · Ratio: 16:166
  • Central Middle School211 Delaware AvenueGrades: 07 - 08Students: 914 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Dover Air Force Base Middle School3100 Hawthorne DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 20 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Dover High SchoolOne Pat Lynn DriveGrades: 08 - 12Students: 1,524 · Ratio: 15:147
  • East Dover Elementary School852 South Little Creek RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 359 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Fairview Elementary School700 Walker RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 357 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Frear (Allen) Elementary School950 Center RoadGrades: 01 - 05Students: 641 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Henry (William) Middle SchoolCarver RoadGrades: 05 - 06Students: 971 · Ratio: 16:166
  • Kent County Alternative Programs631 Ridgley Street- Suite 5Grades: 06 - 12Students: 78 · Ratio: 6:111
  • Kent County Community SchoolCarver RoadGrades: PK - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • North Dover Elementary School855 College RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 41 · Ratio: 15:179
  • South Dover Elementary School955 South State StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 495 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Star Hill Elementary School594 Voshells Mill/Star Hill RoGrades: 01 - 05Students: 476 · Ratio: 16:187
  • Stokes (Nellie Hughes) Elementary School3874 Upper King RoadGrades: 01 - 05Students: 432 · Ratio: 15:178
  • Towne Point Elementary School629 Buckson DriveGrades: KG - 04Students: 356 · Ratio: 15:167
  • Washington (Booker T.) Elementary School901 Forest StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 385 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Welch (Major George S.) Elementary School3100 Hawthorne DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 461 · Ratio: 18:180

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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, DE4887%27%
Frederica, DE1,08581%19%
Woodside, DE12479%16%
Clayton, DE2,98976%12%
Smyrna, DE10,68175%10%
Dover, DE36,82667%2%

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Winter Garden, FL36,82665%5%
Oakton, VA36,86091%34%
Marion, OH36,79164%6%
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Martinez, CA36,87654%21%
Dover, DE36,82667%2%
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.