Top 5 Best Dover Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 2,648 students in Dover, DE.
The top ranked public high schools in Dover, DE are Kent County Secondary Ilc, Kent County Community School and Early College High School At Del State. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dover, DE public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Delaware public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 52% statewide average). High schools in Dover have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Delaware public high schools.
Dover, DE public high school have a Graduation Rate of 87%, which is less than the Delaware average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Early College High School At Del State, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Delaware or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public high school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Dover, DE (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-5355
Grades: 6-12
| 70 students
Rank: #22.
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: PK-12
| 234 students
Rank: #33.
Early College High School At Del State
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1570 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 678-3247
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #44.
Dover High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
One Dover High Drive
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 241-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,748 students
Rank: #55.
John S. Charlton School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Sorghum Mill Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-3103
Grades: PK-12
| 254 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Dover, DE?
The top ranked public high schools in Dover, DE include Kent County Secondary Ilc, Kent County Community School and Early College High School At Del State.
How many public high schools are located in Dover, DE?
5 public high schools are located in Dover, DE.
What is the racial composition of students in Dover, DE?
Dover, DE public high schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public high schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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