Dover High School
Dover High School serves 1,789 students in grades 9-12.
Dover High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).
Dover High School's student population of 1,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dover High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dover High School is 0.63, 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 Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#155 out of 204 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education
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