Dover Middle School

2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dover Middle School serves 350 students in grades 6-8.
Dover Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Dover Middle School's student population of 350 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Dover Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dover Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3165 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
53%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dover Middle School's ranking?
Dover Middle School is ranked #3165 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Dover Middle School?
350 students attend Dover Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Dover Middle School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dover Middle School?
Dover Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Dover Middle School offer ?
Dover Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dover Middle School part of?
Dover Middle School is part of Dover Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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