Dover High School

  • Dover High School serves 459 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Dover High School operates within the Dover Union Free School District.
  • Dover Union Free School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 459 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 459 students
Dover High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dover High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Dover High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Dover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Dover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
Dover High School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Dover High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
8%
18%
Dover High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
77%
45%
Dover High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dover High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Dover High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.38 0.37
Dover High 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.
30%
45%
Dover High 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.
10%
6%
Dover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dover Union Free School District's student population of 1,384 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,556 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,286 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Dover Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,384 935
Dover Union Free School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 87%
Dover Union Free School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $31 MM
Dover Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $30 MM
Dover Union Free School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,556 $32,940
Dover Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,286 $31,547
Dover Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/16/2010
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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