Dover Middle School

16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH 03820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dover Middle School serves 1,207 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dover Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Dover Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Dover Middle School's student population of 1,207 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students1,207 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

Dover Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dover Middle School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#210 out of 455 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
80%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDover School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dover Middle School is Dover Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oyster River Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodman Park School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover Dover Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,319 student
    0.3 miles
    25 Alumni Dr.
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 516-6900
    0.3 9-12 1,319
  • Dover Woodman Park School
    Grades: PK-4 | 525 students
    0.9 miles
    11 Towle Ave.
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 516-6700
    0.9 PK-4 525
  • Dover Garrison School
    Grades: K-4 | 441 students
    1.2 miles
    50 Garrison Rd.
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 516-6752
    1.2 K-4 441
  • Dover Cocheco Academy For The Arts Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
    1.4 miles
    40 Hampshire Cir
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-0700
    1.4 9-12 60
  • Dover Horne Street School
    Grades: K-4 | 489 students
    2.4 miles
    78 Horne St.
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 516-6756
    2.4 K-4 489

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