Dover Middle School

302 East Mcfarlan St

Dover, NJ 07801-3641

Grades: 7-8

471 students

Dover Middle School serves 471 students in grades 7-8.
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 51%.
Dover Middle School operates within the Dover Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 471 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 471 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 12:1
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
77%
24%
Black
8%
17%
White
14%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.38 0.42
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.
57%
31%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,017 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,818 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Dover Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,036 922
District Total Revenue $47 MM $20 MM
District Spending $43 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,017 $20,414
District Spending / Student $14,818 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Dover Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DoverEast Dover Elementary School
    302 East Mcfarlan St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2055
    0 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 465 students                      
  • DoverBirchwood Elementary School
    1 Art St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)361-7080
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 294 students                      
  • DoverNorth Dover Elementary School
    51 Highland Ave
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2020
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 708 students                      
  • Dover Dover High School
    100 Grace St
    DoverNJ 07801
    (973)989-2010
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 824 students                      
  • RockawayAcademy For Mathematics Science And Engineering
    Vocational School
    520 West Main St
    RockawayNJ 07866
    (973)664-2301
    Vocational School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 90 students                      

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