Dover Union Free School District

2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522-6700
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 902 students in Dover Union Free School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Dover Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
1,329 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
89 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Dover Union Free School District, which is ranked #768 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#726 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dover Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
46%
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 2021-22 school year data.
42%
49%
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 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
87%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.56
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
18 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
1%
10%
# Hispanic Students
496 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
29%
# Black Students
31 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# White Students
737 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
56%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
47 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
89
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
76
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
113
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
93
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
92
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
89
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
106
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
100
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
142
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
109
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
106
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
94
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
5
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,731 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. 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 $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$27,731
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dover Union Free   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$25,279
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dover Union Free   School District and 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 Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dover Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5740
Grades: 6-8
| 350 students
Rank: #22.
Dover Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 27%)
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

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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%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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