Dover High School

  • Dover High School serves 440 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dover High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Dover High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Dover High School's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dover High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dover High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#477 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
71%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dover High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.460.71
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDover Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover Plains Dover Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 322 students
    0.0 miles
    2368 Rt 22
    Dover Plains, NY 12522
    (845)877-5740
    0.0 6-8 322
  • Wingdale Wingdale Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 259 students
    2.7 miles
    6413 Rt 55
    Wingdale, NY 12594
    (845)877-5720
    2.7 K-2 259
  • Dover Plains Dover Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 320 students
    3.7 miles
    9 School St
    Dover Plains, NY 12522
    (845)877-5730
    3.7 3-5 320
  • Kent Kent Center School
    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
    5.6 miles
    9 Judd Street
    Kent, CT 06757
    (860)927-3537
    5.6 PK-8 225
  • Pawling Pawling High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 371 students
    7.5 miles
    30 Wagner Rd
    Pawling, NY 12564
    (845)855-4620
    7.5 9-12 371

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academic programs excellent. music program is award winning and fantastic. great source of pride for 1/3 of the students. Plenty of extracurriculars, ex. for 6th grade. Facilities are top notch, very well cared for buildings and grounds.
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