North Dover Elementary School

855 College Road
Dover, DE 19904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
North Dover Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
North 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 10-14% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% 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: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

North Dover Elementary School's student population of 290 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

North 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 North Dover Elementary School is 0.66, 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
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
51%
30%
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White
25%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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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 North Dover Elementary School's ranking?
North Dover Elementary School is ranked #143 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend North Dover Elementary School?
290 students attend North Dover Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of North Dover Elementary School students are Black, 25% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Dover Elementary School?
North Dover Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does North Dover Elementary School offer ?
North Dover Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is North Dover Elementary School part of?
North Dover Elementary School is part of Capital School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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