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

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Dover High School is a public school located in Dover, NJ. It has 983 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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100 Grace Street
Dover, NJ 07801

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1130
186 responses
Average ACT
27
35 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$71,903
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,461
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$268,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Pep rally's
    35%
  • Holidays
    16%
  • Annual Musical
    13%
  • Field trips
    10%
  • Sport events people seem the most connected
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
983
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,069
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,699 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 28 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 28 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 28 responses

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