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
9 219
10 211
11 172
12 172
UG 50

Dover High School is a public high school of the Dover Public School District located in Dover, NJ. It has 824 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dover High School is the 223rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 7,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 824
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.8

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Dover High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 424
(51%)
658
(51%)
 Female 400
(49%)
637
(49%)

Dover High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 605
(73%)
965
(75%)
 White 139
(17%)
201
(16%)
 Black 62
(8%)
104
(8%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dover High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 379
(46%)
651
(50%)
 Not Eligible 311
(38%)
448
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 134
(16%)
196
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dover High School is ranked 85th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dover High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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 888
2006 882
2007 864
2008 881
2009 874
2010 868
2011 859
2012 824

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 12
2007 13.3
2008 12.6
2009 11.7
2010 12.7
2011 11.4
2012 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51238738738739
2006 0.57936507936508
2007 0.53587962962963
2008 0.57434733257662
2009 0.59153318077803
2010 0.63940092165899
2011 0.64493597206054
2012 0.62257281553398

Compare Dover High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 62.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 824 11.2:1  
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Eisenhower Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 647 11.6:1 5 miles
Roxbury High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,482 12.1:1 5 miles
Morris County School of Technology
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American Christian School
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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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