203 College St
Dover, AR 72837
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dover Middle School serves 441 students in grades 5-8.
Dover Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dover Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dover Middle School's student population of 441 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Dover Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dover Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#155 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
93%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 441 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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