Dover Middle School

302 East Mcfarlan St,

Dover, NJ, 07801-3641

Tel: (973)989-2040
Grades: 6-8

451 students

Dover Middle School serves 451 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Dover Middle School operates within the Dover Town School District.

Overview

The student population of 451 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 451 students
Dover Middle School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Dover Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Dover Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Dover Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Dover Middle School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
76%
23%
Dover Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Dover Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
14%
51%
Dover Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dover Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dover Middle 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.
0.40 0.41
Dover Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
58%
29%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
13%
6%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,985 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dover Town School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,985 983
Dover Town School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $20 MM
Dover Town School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $19 MM
Dover Town School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,017 $20,414
Dover Town School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,818 $19,395
Dover Town School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dover High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Visions Academy Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Dover Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dover East Dover Elementary School
    302 East Mcfarlan St
    Dover , NJ , 07801
    (973)989-2055
    0  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Dover Birchwood Elementary School
    Art St
    Dover , NJ , 07801
    (973)361-7080
    0.7  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Dover North Dover Elementary School
    51 Highland Ave
    Dover , NJ , 07801
    (973)989-2020
    0.9  mi  |  710  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Dover Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dover High School
    100 Grace St
    Dover , NJ , 07801
    (973)989-2010
    0.9  mi  |  859  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rockaway Morris Hills High School
    520 West Main St
    Rockaway , NJ , 07866
    (973)664-2301
    1  mi  |  1095  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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