Dover Air Force Base Middle School

3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School serves 111 students in grades 6-8.
Dover Air Force Base Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

Dover Air Force Base Middle School places 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 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Dover Air Force Base Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 205 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.600.69
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaesar Rodney School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dover Air Force Base Middle School is John S. Charlton School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Major George S. Welch Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover Major George S. Welch Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 1-5 | 227 students
    0.2 miles
    3100 Hawthorne Drive
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 674-9080
    0.2 1-5 227
  • Camden Wyoming W. B. Simpson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 1-5 | 615 students
    0.2 miles
    5 Old North Road
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
    (302) 697-3207
    0.2 1-5 615
  • Dover John S. Charlton School Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 223 students
    1.6 miles
    278 Sorghum Mill Road
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 697-3103
    1.6 PK-12 223
  • Camden Wyoming Allen Frear Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 1-5 | 734 students
    1.7 miles
    238 Sorghum Mill Road
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
    (302) 697-3279
    1.7 1-5 734
  • Camden Wyoming F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 870 students
    1.8 miles
    2841 South State Street
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
    (302) 698-8410
    1.8 6-8 870

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