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72%
  • Star Hill Elementary School
  • 594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro, Dover
  • Caesar Rodney School District
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
62%
  • North Dover Elementary School
  • 855 College Road, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Booker T. Washington Elementary School
  • 901 Forest Street, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 353
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
50%
  • Kent County Community School
  • 65-1 Carver Road, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 68
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
50%
  • Campus Community School
  • 350 Pear Street, Dover
  • Campus Community Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
47%
  • Towne Point Elementary School
  • 629 Buckson Drive, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 318
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
47%
  • South Dover Elementary School
  • 955 South State Street, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 564
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
45%
  • Fairview Elementary School
  • 700 Walker Road, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
44%
  • W. Reily Brown Elementary School
  • 360 Webbs Lane, Dover
  • Caesar Rodney School District
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
40%
  • East Dover Elementary School
  • 852 South Little Creek Road, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 394
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Central Middle School
  • 211 Delaware Avenue, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 987
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
34%
  • William Henry Middle School
  • 65 Carver Road, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 971
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Academy Of Dover Charter School
  • 104 Saulsbury Road, Dover
  • Academy of Dover Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 290
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
26%
  • Dover High School
  • One Dover High Drive, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,866
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
10%
  • Kent County Secondary Ilc
  • 631 Ridgley Street- Suite 5, Dover
  • Capital School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 82
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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  • Early College High School At Delaware State University
  • 1200 North Dupont Highway, Dover
  • Early College High School at Delaware State University
  • Grades: 9 - 9 · Students: 129
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
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Dover school information

IndexDoverDelawareNational
Average Test Scores43%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools2019179,221
Total private schools1812924,874
Total post-secondary schools4207,963
The Dover, DE educational system consists of 20 public schools, 18 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Dover public schools have average test scores of 43% which is equal to than the Delaware average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dover public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 29.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Dover

IndexDoverDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.2%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.6%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.7%1.3%

There are a total of 20 public schools, 18 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Dover. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dover, DE schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Dover, DE, an average of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Dover schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Dover, DE schools.

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Dover, DE37,35143%12%

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Source: The Dover, DE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.