Dover school information

IndexDoverNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores81%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,235
Total private schools282324,875
Total post-secondary schools21577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dover are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Dover.
  • 69.7% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.1% of people in Dover have completed high school.
  • 13.7% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dover

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  • Academy St14 Academy StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 511 · Ratio: 16:181
  • BirchwoodArt StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 327 · Ratio: 21:185
  • Dennis B O Brien SchMineral Spring DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 254 · Ratio: 13:183
  • Dover High100 Grace StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 868 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Dover Middle302 East Mcfarlan StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 475 · Ratio: 14:169
  • East Dover Elem Sch302 East Mcfarlan StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 439 · Ratio: 17:182
  • North Dover Elem51 Highland AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 675 · Ratio: 17:185

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Education level achieved in Dover

IndexDoverNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade69.7%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school67.1%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college35.3%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.0%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.7%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.1%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,23594%38%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%
Dover, NJ18,29881%18%

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Rutherford, NJ18,29781%19%
Jenks, OK18,31290%33%
Cudahy, WI18,32177%13%
Brigham City, UT18,26470%3%
Somerset, MA18,26263%7%
Dover, NJ18,29881%18%
Source: The Dover, NJ 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.