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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Dover Area SD School District serving 3,493 students in Dover, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Dover Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Dover Dover Area Elementary School
    109 E Canal St
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8068

    Grades: K-6 | 440 students
  • Dover Dover Area High School
    46 West Canal St
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8066

    Grades: 9-12 | 982 students
  • Dover Dover Area Intrmd School
    4500 Intermediate Ave
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8067

    Grades: 7-8 | 598 students
  • Dover Leib Elementary School
    2925 Oakland Rd
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8070

    Grades: K-6 | 502 students
  • Dover North Salem Elementary School
    5161 N Salem Church Rd
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8071

    Grades: K-6 | 466 students
  • Dover Weigelstown Elementary School
    3205 Carlisle Rd
    Dover, PA 17315
    (717)292-8072

    Grades: K-6 | 505 students

Overview

School District NameDover Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,493 students
# of Teachers236 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,775 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,718 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.26
# of American Indian Students5 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students25 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students216 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students143 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students3,007 students
% White Students
86%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students94 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:248
# of Students in 1st Grade:277
# of Students in 2nd Grade:285
# of Students in 3rd Grade:275
# of Students in 4th Grade:275
# of Students in 5th Grade:284
# of Students in 6th Grade:269
# of Students in 7th Grade:307
# of Students in 8th Grade:291
# of Students in 9th Grade:257
# of Students in 10th Grade:249
# of Students in 11th Grade:236
# of Students in 12th Grade:240
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dover Area SD School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dover Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dover Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dover Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,281 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,313 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$52 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dover Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$45 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Dover Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,281$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dover Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,313$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dover Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Dover Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Weigelstown Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.