3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School serves 111 students in grades 6-8.
Dover Air Force Base Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dover Air Force Base Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Dover Air Force Base Middle School's student population of 111 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed (Weather Contingency) (12 month workday)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
Memorial Day Schools Closed (District Office Closed)
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of Summer School
June 21, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Day of Summer School
July 21, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Dover Air Force Base Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dover Air Force Base Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#12 out of 204 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
18%
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Black
10%
30%
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White
59%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 50%)

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