Dover Middle School

  • Dover Middle School serves 462 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Dover Middle School operates within the Dover Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 462 students
Dover Middle School Total Students (1994-2015)
Gender % Dover Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Dover Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by Grade Dover Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Dover Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
Asian
1%
10%
Dover Middle School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
85%
25%
Dover Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
4%
16%
Dover Middle School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
10%
48%
Dover Middle School White Students (1994-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dover Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Dover Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.27 0.42
Dover Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2015)
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.
66%
31%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
14%
5%
Dover Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dover Public School District's student population of 3,196 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,054 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,296 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dover Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 3,196 954
Dover Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $20 MM
Dover Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $47 MM $20 MM
Dover Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,054 $21,422
Dover Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,296 $21,053
Dover Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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