Dover School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 3,823 students in Dover School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
Public Schools in Dover School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dover School District are Garrison School, Dover Senior High School and Dover Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dover School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dover School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Hampshire for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dover School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
5 Schools
497 Schools
# Students
3,823 Students
167,884 Students
# Teachers
285 Teachers
14,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Dover School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 186 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#116 out of 187 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dover   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dover   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dover   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dover   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.33
0.29
# American Indian Students
4 Students
367 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
287 Students
5,464 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# Hispanic Students
110 Students
10,808 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
84 Students
3,637 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
3,103 Students
140,698 Students
% White Students
81%
84%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
135 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
232 Students
6,854 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
39
2,919
# Students in K Grade:
183
10,105
# Students in 1st Grade:
254
11,709
# Students in 2nd Grade:
225
11,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
254
11,957
# Students in 4th Grade:
255
12,368
# Students in 5th Grade:
290
12,265
# Students in 6th Grade:
255
12,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
285
13,383
# Students in 8th Grade:
256
13,681
# Students in 9th Grade:
395
14,371
# Students in 10th Grade:
401
13,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
378
13,425
# Students in 12th Grade:
353
13,134
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,944 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,315. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,570 is less than the state median of $30,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NH)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$61 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dover   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$102 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Dover   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,944
$31,315
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dover   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,570
$30,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dover   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dover School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Garrison School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Garrison Rd.
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 516-6752
Grades: K-4
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Dover Senior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25 Alumni Dr.
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 516-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,527 students
Rank: #33.
Dover Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16 Daley Dr.
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 516-7200
Grades: 5-8
| 1,086 students
Rank: #44.
Horne Street School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
78 Horne St.
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 516-6756
Grades: K-4
| 394 students
Rank: #55.
Woodman Park School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Towle Ave.
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 516-6700
Grades: PK-4
| 443 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dover School District
  • McConnell Center 61 Locust St, Suite 409, Dover, NH, 03820-4132
  • (603) 516-6800
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in NH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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