Dover Middle School

  • Dover Middle School serves 1,180 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 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Dover Middle School's student population of 1,180 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 Students1,180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dover Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dover Middle School is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#164 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dover Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dover Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dover Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
82%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dover Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dover Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dover Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.320.16
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dover Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDover School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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