Dover Elementary School

Dover Elementary School serves 588 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Dover Elementary School operates within the Dover School District.

Overview

The student population of 588 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 588 students
Dover Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Dover Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dover Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Dover Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Dover Elementary School American Indian (1999-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Dover Elementary School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Dover Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Dover Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
91%
64%
Dover Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dover Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dover Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.17 0.30
Dover Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
53%
52%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
15%
9%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,787 students has grown by 29% over five years.
School District Name Dover School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,787 938
Dover   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $9 MM
Dover   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $10 MM
Dover   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,605 $9,870
Dover   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,420 $10,243
Dover   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dover High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dover Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center Valley Elementary School (5.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dover Dover Middle School
    203 College St
    Dover , AR , 72837
    (479)331-4814
    1  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Dover Dover High School
    101 Pirates Loop
    Dover , AR , 72837
    (479)331-2120
    1.1  mi  |  381  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Russellville Center Valley Elementary School
    5401 Sr 124
    Russellville , AR , 72801
    (479)968-4540
    5.4  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Hector Hector High School
    11601 Sr 27
    Hector , AR , 72843
    (479)284-3536
    6.3  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Russellville Crawford Elementary School
    1116 North Parker Rd
    Russellville , AR , 72801
    (479)968-4677
    8.3  mi  |  473  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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