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Dover High School
  • Public
  • DOVER, DE

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Dover High School is an above average, public school located in DOVER, DE. It has 1,790 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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ONE DOVER HIGH DRIVE
DOVER, DE 19904
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1060
411 responses
Average ACT
23
21 responses
AP Enrollment
99%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$47,669
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,038
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$175,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 64 responses
  • Pep Rally
    27%
  • Rival sporting events
    19%
  • Traditions in marching band
    17%
  • VPAG perormances
    11%
  • Football Games
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,790
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,320
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.3%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 36 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 36 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,938 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 36 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 36 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 36 responses

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