Dover Elementary School

Dover Elementary School serves 324 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Dover Elementary School operates within the Dover Union Free School District.

School Overview

The student population of 324 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 324 students
Dover Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Dover Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Dover Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Dover Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Dover Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Dover Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
18%
25%
Dover Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
7%
18%
Dover Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
71%
46%
Dover Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Dover Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dover Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.36
Dover Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
42%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,454 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,822 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,470 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Dover Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,454 926
Dover Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $29 MM
Dover Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $28 MM $30 MM
Dover Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,822 $23,859
Dover Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,470 $24,841
Dover Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dover High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dover Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kent Center School (5.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover PlainsDover High School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 451 students2368route 22
    Dover PlainsNY 12522
    (845)877-5750
    3.79-12451
  • Dover PlainsDover Middle School
    3.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 331 students2368route 22
    Dover PlainsNY 12522
    (845)877-5740
    3.76-8331
  • KentKent Center School
    5.2 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 272 students9 Judd St
    KentCT 06757
    (860)927-3537
    5.2PK-8272
  • MillbrookAlden Place Elementary School
    6.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 231 students41 Alden Place
    MillbrookNY 12545
    (845)677-4220
    6.23-5231
  • MillbrookMillbrook Middle School
    6.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 248 students43 Alden Place
    MillbrookNY 12545
    (845)677-4210
    6.26-8248

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