Dover High School

Dover High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
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 472 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 472 students
Dover High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Dover High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Dover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
Dover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
8%
Dover High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
13%
24%
Dover High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
5%
19%
Dover High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
80%
47%
Dover High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Dover High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.34 0.36
Dover High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
20%
41%
Dover High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Dover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,381 is less than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,890 is less than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Dover Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,582 1,015
Dover Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $29 MM
Dover Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,381 $21,692
Dover Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,890 $21,514
Dover Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Dover PlainsDover Middle School
    2368route 22
    Dover PlainsNY 12522
    (845)832-4521
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 336 students                      
  • WingdaleWingdale Elementary School
    6413route 55
    WingdaleNY 12594
    (845)832-4530
    2.7 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 326 students                      
  • Dover PlainsDover Elementary School
    9 School St
    Dover PlainsNY 12522
    (845)877-4701
    3.7 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 338 students                      
  • KentKent Center School
    9 Judd St
    KentCT 06757
    (860)927-3537
    5.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 271 students                      
  • PawlingPawling High School
    30 Wagner Rd
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4620
    7.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 433 students                      

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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