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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 41%

Dover school information

IndexDoverNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores53%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools523479,221
Total private schools814424,874
Total post-secondary schools1407,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dover are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Dover
  • 89.7% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Dover have completed high school
  • 42.6% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dover

      IndexDoverNew HampshireNational
      Completed 8th grade89.7%89.5%84.3%
      Completed high school88.6%88.4%83.0%
      Completed some college72.5%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.0%45.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors42.6%35.5%30.3%
      Completed masters17.6%13.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.5%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.4%1.3%

      Dover, NH School Districts

      • Dover School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Dover. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dover, NH schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Dover, NH, an average of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Durham, NH10,66669%39%
      York Harbor, ME2,88568%38%
      Portsmouth, NH21,45867%37%
      Newfields, NH32367%36%
      Kittery Point, ME1,07865%31%
      Dover, NH30,75053%8%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Iberia, LA30,71766%35%
      Brooklyn Center, MN30,78535%28%
      Holladay, UT30,79355%13%
      Long Branch, NJ30,70523%53%
      Oceanside, NY30,81358%19%
      Dover, NH30,75053%8%
      Source: The Dover, NH 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.