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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 45%

Dover school information

IndexDoverNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schools21577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dover are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Dover
  • 73.3% of people in Dover have completed 8th grade
  • 71.0% of people in Dover have completed high school
  • 16.6% of people in Dover have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dover

      IndexDoverNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade73.3%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school71.0%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college41.3%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.5%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.6%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.0%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

      Dover, NJ School Districts

      • Dover Town School District
      • Rockaway Township School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Dover. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dover, NJ schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Dover, NJ, an average of 73.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
      Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
      Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
      Summit, NJ21,89570%42%
      Dover, NJ18,31745%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Melville, NY18,32060%22%
      Cudahy, WI18,32136%26%
      Lake Butler, FL18,32271%43%
      Ojus, FL18,32463%27%
      Steubenville, OH18,30578%59%
      Dover, NJ18,31745%9%
      Source: The Dover, NJ 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.