Dover Middle School

Dover Middle School serves 470 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Dover Middle School operates within the Dover Public School District.

School Overview

The student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 470 students
Dover Middle School Total Students (1993-2014)
Gender % Dover Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Dover Middle School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Dover Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Dover Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Dover Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
82%
24%
Dover Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
7%
16%
Dover Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
10%
49%
Dover Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Dover Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.32 0.42
Dover Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
60%
32%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
13%
5%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,077 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,004 is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,512 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dover Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,077 918
Dover Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $20 MM
Dover Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $48 MM $20 MM
Dover Public   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,004 $19,116
Dover Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,512 $19,190
Dover Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dover High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alfred C. Mackinnon Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Dover Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • DoverEast Dover Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 472 students302 East Mcfarlan St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2055
    0KG-6472
  • DoverBirchwood Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 273 students1 Art St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)361-7080
    0.7KG-5273
  • Dover Dover High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 832 students100 Grace St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2010
    0.99-12832
  • DoverNorth Dover Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 742 students51 Highland Ave
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2020
    0.9PK-6742
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    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 94 students520 West Main St
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)664-2301
    19-1294

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