Top 5 Best Dover Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 5,405 students in Dover, FL.
The top ranked public schools in Dover, FL are Nelson Elementary School, Strawberry Crest High School and Dover Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dover, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Dover have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Dover, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nelson Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5413 Durant Rd
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 651-2120
Grades: PK-5
| 697 students
Rank: #22.
Strawberry Crest High School
Magnet School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4691 Gallagher Rd
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 707-7522
Grades: 9-12
| 2,427 students
Rank: #33.
Dover Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3035 Nelson Ave
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 757-9457
Grades: PK-5
| 620 students
Rank: #44.
Independence Academy
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12902 E Us Highway 92
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 473-8600
Grades: K-8
| 907 students
Rank: #55.
Bailey Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4630 Gallagher Rd
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 707-7531
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #66.
Willis Peters Exceptional Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2919 Nelson Ave
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 747-9462
Grades: PK-12
| 54 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dover, Florida

Dover, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12902 E Us Highway 92
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 707-1060
Grades: 6-8
| 290 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dover, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Dover, FL include Nelson Elementary School, Strawberry Crest High School and Dover Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Dover, FL?
6 public schools are located in Dover, FL.
What is the racial composition of students in Dover, FL?
Dover, FL public schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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