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Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 20%
Bachelors degree 171%

Dover school information

IndexDoverMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores89%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools31,16779,221
Total private schools250824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dover are 80% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dover
  • 99.2% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade
  • 99.2% of people in Dover have completed high school
  • 82.2% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dover

      IndexDoverMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade99.2%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school99.2%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college92.7%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree85.6%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors82.2%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters50.5%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree20.7%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.8%2.6%1.3%

      Dover, MA School Districts

      • Dover School District
      • Dover-Sherborn School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dover. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dover, MA schools is 89%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Dover, MA, an average of 99.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 99.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
      Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
      Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
      Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
      Medfield, MA6,57587%76%
      Dover, MA2,45389%80%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oakbrook Terrace, IL2,45330%40%
      Newport, WA2,45450%1%
      Silver Lake, OH2,45282%67%
      Greentown, IN2,45469%39%
      Alburtis, PA2,45460%21%
      Dover, MA2,45389%80%
      Source: The Dover, MA 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.