Dover school information

IndexDoverNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores53%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools523479,235
Total private schools814424,875
Total post-secondary schools1407,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dover are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Dover.
  • 88.8% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Dover have completed high school.
  • 39.7% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dover

IndexDoverNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%89.3%83.8%
Completed high school87.2%88.0%82.4%
Completed some college70.7%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%44.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors39.7%34.4%29.3%
Completed masters16.6%12.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Durham, NH10,28869%39%
York Harbor, ME3,19068%38%
Portsmouth, NH21,36667%37%
Newfields, NH23967%36%
Kittery Point, ME97765%31%
Dover, NH30,33253%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Goleta, CA30,33348%2%
Oceanside, NY30,32958%19%
Buenaventura Lakes, FL30,32446%6%
Georgetown, KY30,34955%12%
North Royalton, OH30,35390%83%
Dover, NH30,33253%8%
Source: The Dover, NH 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.