Dover school information

IndexDoverMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores88%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,235
Total private schools250824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dover are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dover.
  • 99.0% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.0% of people in Dover have completed high school.
  • 83.2% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dover

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  • Chickering29 Cross StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 548 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Dover-Sherborn Regional High9 Junction StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 605 · Ratio: 11:199
  • Dover-Sherborn Regional Middle School155 Farm StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 55 · Ratio: 11:185

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Education level achieved in Dover

IndexDoverMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade99.0%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school99.0%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college97.0%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree90.4%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors83.2%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters45.2%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree18.1%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.1%2.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lexington, MA32,30686%27%
Hopkinton, MA2,50986%26%
Belmont, MA25,17385%25%
Sharon, MA6,01085%25%
Winchester, MA21,86385%24%
Dover, MA2,24988%29%

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Terrace Park, OH2,24997%43%
Columbus, MT2,25081%18%
Panhandle, TX2,250100%46%
Excelsior, MN2,24887%28%
Richwood, OH2,24886%26%
Dover, MA2,24988%29%
Source: The Dover, MA 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.