Dover Middle School

  • Dover Middle School serves 318 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Dover Middle School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dover Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dover Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3291 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
73%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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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 NY.
Diversity Score0.440.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDover Union Free School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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