Dover Union Free School District

2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522-6700
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,329 students in Dover Union Free School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Dover Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,802 Schools
# Students
1,329 Students
2,526,339 Students
# Teachers
89 Teachers
214,998 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Dover Union Free School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#605 out of 788 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dover Union Free   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dover Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dover Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dover Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
496 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
29%
# Black Students
31 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
737 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
56%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
47 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
89
173,949
# Students in 1st Grade:
76
175,863
# Students in 2nd Grade:
113
179,873
# Students in 3rd Grade:
93
179,590
# Students in 4th Grade:
92
182,759
# Students in 5th Grade:
89
184,187
# Students in 6th Grade:
106
186,526
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
191,086
# Students in 8th Grade:
142
194,590
# Students in 9th Grade:
109
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
106
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
94
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
5
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,731 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,089. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,279 is less than the state median of $31,958. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dover Union Free   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Dover Union Free   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,731
$31,089
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dover Union Free   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,279
$31,958
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dover Union Free   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dover Union Free School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dover High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #22.
Dover Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5740
Grades: 6-8
| 350 students
Rank: #33.
Dover Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9 School St
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5730
Grades: 3-5
| 274 students
Rank: n/an/a
6413 Rt 55
Wingdale, NY 12594
(845) 877-5720
Grades: K-2
| 278 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dover Union Free School District?
Dover Union Free School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,329 students.
What is the rank of Dover Union Free School District?
Dover Union Free School District is ranked #623 out of 786 school districts in New York (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Dover Union Free School District?
56% of Dover Union Free School District students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 4% 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 Union Free School District?
Dover Union Free School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Dover Union Free School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,279 is less than the state median of $31,958. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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