Dover Elementary School

Tel: (469)593-4200
Grades: PK-6

629 students

Dover Elementary School serves 629 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Dover Elementary School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 629 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 629 students
Dover Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Dover Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Dover Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
88%
50%
Dover Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
13%
Dover Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
4%
31%
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.
0.22 0.64
Dover Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
83%
44%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,141 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Richardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 38,141 799
Richardson Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $353 MM $9 MM
Richardson Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $342 MM $9 MM
Richardson Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,253 $11,947
Richardson Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $12,666
Richardson Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Richardson High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richardson West J High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carolyn G Bukhair Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dallas Carolyn G Bukhair Elementary School
    13900 Maham Rd
    Dallas , TX , 75240
    (469)593-4900
    0.5  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  1-6
  • Richardson Richardson High School
    1250 West Belt Line Rd
    Richardson , TX , 75080
    (469)593-3000
    0.7  mi  |  2510  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Richardson Richardson Arts/law/science Magnet
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1250 Belt Line Rd
    Richardson , TX , 75080
    (469)593-3038
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Dallas Dobie Primary
    14040 Rolling Hills Ln
    Dallas , TX , 75240
    (469)593-4100
    0.7  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Richardson Richardson West J High School
    1309 Holly Dr
    Richardson , TX , 75080
    (469)593-3700
    0.9  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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