Dover Air Force Base Middle School

3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 95 students in grades 6-8, Dover Air Force Base Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 20% in DE
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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 95 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Dover Air Force Base Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dover Air Force Base Middle School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#21 out of 196 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
27%
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70-74%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dover Air Force Base Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
19%
30%
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White
58%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Dover Air Force Base Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dover Air Force Base Middle School's ranking?
Dover Air Force Base Middle School is ranked #21 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Dover Air Force Base Middle School often compared to?
Dover Air Force Base Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Middle School, F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Dover Air Force Base Middle School?
95 students attend Dover Air Force Base Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Dover Air Force Base Middle School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dover Air Force Base Middle School?
Dover Air Force Base Middle School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dover Air Force Base Middle School offer ?
Dover Air Force Base Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Dover Air Force Base Middle School part of?
Dover Air Force Base Middle School is part of Caesar Rodney School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service
June 10, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service / Last Teacher Day
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Juneteenth (District Office Closed)
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Teachers In-Service
August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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