East Dover Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
East Dover Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 327 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 80%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DE
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
East Dover Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
East Dover Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
East Dover Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of East Dover Elementary School is 0.65, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#187 out of 196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is East Dover Elementary School's ranking?
East Dover Elementary School is ranked #187 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are East Dover Elementary School often compared to?
East Dover Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend East Dover Elementary School?
327 students attend East Dover Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of East Dover Elementary School students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Dover Elementary School?
East Dover Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does East Dover Elementary School offer ?
East Dover Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is East Dover Elementary School part of?
East Dover Elementary School is part of Capital School District.
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