Dover High School



Dover High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dover High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 510
10 429
11 360
12 320

Dover High School is a public high school of the Capital School District located in Dover, DE. It has 1,619 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dover High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Delaware and the 2,766th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,619
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 113

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Dover High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 828
(51%)
1,476
(53%)
 Female 791
(49%)
1,287
(47%)

Dover High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 848
(52%)
1,478
(53%)
 White 570
(35%)
956
(35%)
 Hispanic 132
(8%)
215
(8%)
 Asian 44
(3%)
76
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Dover High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 842
(52%)
1,542
(56%)
 Not Eligible 687
(42%)
1,054
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(6%)
167
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dover High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dover High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.6%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dover High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1534
2006 1568
2007 1502
2008 1469
2009 1450
2010 1524
2011 1507
2012 1619

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.1
2007 15.2
2008 15.1
2009 13.8
2010 14.7
2011 14.4
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34485006518905
2006 0.35395408163265
2007 0.36950732356858
2008 0.30565010211028
2009 0.46965517241379
2010 0.48425196850394
2011 0.41473125414731
2012 0.57566399011736

Compare Dover High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 57.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,619 14.3:1  
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Public PK - 12 244 7.4:1 6 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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