Dover Elementary School

  • Dover Elementary School serves 662 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Dover Elementary School operates within the Richardson Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students662 students
Dover Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Dover Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Dover Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeDover Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Dover Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Dover Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
87%
52%
Dover Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
13%
Dover Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
6%
29%
Dover Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Dover Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsDover Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.240.63
Dover Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
52%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Dover Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richardson Independent School District's student population of 38,618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,257 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,094 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameRichardson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed38,618825
Richardson Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$352 MM$9 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$346 MM$10 MM
Richardson Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,257$12,250
Richardson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,094$12,682
Richardson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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