Dover school information

Average Test Scores75%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dover are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dover.
  • 82.8% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.6% of people in Dover have completed high school.
  • 14.4% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dover

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  • Dover Area El Sch109 E Canal StGrades: KG - 04Students: 315 · Ratio: 15:191
  • Dover Area Hs46 West Canal StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,038 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Dover Area Intrmd Sch4500 Intermediate AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 59 · Ratio: 17:167
  • Leib El Sch2925 Oakland RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 514 · Ratio: 19:178
  • North Salem El Sch5161 N Salem Church RdGrades: 05 - 06Students: 552 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Weigelstown El Sch3205 Carlisle RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 494 · Ratio: 16:175

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Education level achieved in Dover

Completed 8th grade82.8%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school81.6%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college35.2%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.4%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.3%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wellsville, PA28786%26%
Mechanicsburg, PA8,97184%24%
Glen Rock, PA1,73884%23%
Rheems, PA1,64783%22%
Dallastown, PA4,02982%21%
Dover, PA1,87875%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benton, LA1,87877%13%
Lake Mills, IA1,87876%11%
Snow Hill, NC1,87870%2%
Lookout Mountain, TN1,87886%27%
Langdon, ND1,87868%1%
Dover, PA1,87875%9%
Source: The Dover, PA 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.