Dover High School

Dover High School serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Dover High School operates within the Dover Union Free School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 487 students
Dover High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Dover High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dover High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 13:1
Dover High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Dover High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
9%
23%
Dover High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
5%
19%
Dover High School Black (1989-2012)
White
82%
48%
Dover High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dover High School Sch Ethnicity Dover High 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.
0.32 0.68
Dover High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
40%
42%
Dover High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
17%
7%
Dover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Dover Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,624 1,136
Dover Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 78% 86%
Dover Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $29 MM
Dover Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $29 MM
Dover Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,381 $21,692
Dover Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,890 $21,514
Dover Union Free   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pawling High School (7.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dover Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wingdale Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dover Plains Dover Middle School
    2368route 22
    Dover Plains , NY , 12522
    (845)832-4521
    0  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wingdale Wingdale Elementary School
    6413route 55
    Wingdale , NY , 12594
    (845)832-4530
    2.7  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Dover Plains Dover Elementary School
    9 School St
    Dover Plains , NY , 12522
    (845)877-4701
    3.7  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Kent Kent Center School
    9 Judd St
    Kent , CT , 06757
    (860)927-3537
    5.6  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Pawling Pawling High School
    30 Wagner Rd
    Pawling , NY , 12564
    (845)855-4620
    7.5  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 16, 2010 - academic programs excellent. music program is award winning and fantastic. great source of pride for 1/3 of the students. Plenty of extracurriculars, ex. for 6th grade. Facilities are top notch, very well cared for buildings and grounds. - Posted by Parent

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Dutchess County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is lower than the New York average of 0.68. The most diverse school district in Dutchess County is Beacon City School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.