Top 10 Best Dover Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 9,000 students in Dover, DE. Dover has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
The top ranked public schools in Dover, DE are Major George S. Welch Elementary School, Dover Air Force Base Middle School and Star Hill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dover, DE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Dover have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Delaware public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Dover, DE Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Major George S. Welch Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-9080
Grades: 1-5
| 227 students
Rank: #22.
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-3284
Grades: 6-8
| 111 students
Rank: #33.
Star Hill Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-6117
Grades: 1-5
| 437 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Forest Street
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1900
Grades: K-4
| 299 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
North Dover Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
855 College Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1980
Grades: K-4
| 382 students
Rank: #66.
Campus Community School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
350 Pear Street
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-0403
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
Rank: #77.
W. Reily Brown Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
360 Webbs Lane
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 697-2101
Grades: 1-5
| 508 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Kent County Community School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
65-1 Carver Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1960
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3874 Upper King Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 697-3205
Grades: 1-5
| 441 students
Rank: #1010.
South Dover Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
955 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1690
Grades: K-4
| 592 students
Rank: #1111.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Walker Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1645
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #1212.
Central Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Delaware Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1772
Grades: 7-8
| 935 students
Rank: #1313.
Academy Of Dover Charter School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
104 Saulsbury Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 674-0684
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #1414.
William Henry Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Carver Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1622
Grades: 5-6
| 925 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
East Dover Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
852 South Little Creek Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1655
Grades: PK-4
| 361 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Towne Point Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
629 Buckson Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1590
Grades: K-4
| 270 students
Rank: #1717.
Early College High School At Delaware State University
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1570 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 678-3247
Grades: 9-12
| 420 students
Rank: #1818.
Dover High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
One Dover High Drive
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 241-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,789 students
Rank: #1919.
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-5355
Grades: 6-12
| 100 students
Rank: #2020.
John S. Charlton School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Sorghum Mill Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-3103
Grades: PK-12
| 223 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dover, Delaware

Dover, Delaware Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
950 Center Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 734-8500
Grades: K-3
| 125 students
401 Federal Street- Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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