Best Public Schools in Dover, NH


The city of Dover, New Hampshire is home to 6 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school, serving students from preschool through 12th grade. The schools in this area display a range of academic performance, with some standout institutions like Garrison School and Frances G. Hopkins Elementary School at Horne Street consistently ranking among the top schools in the state, while others like Seacoast Charter School have unique academic profiles.

The Dover School District schools exhibit a diverse student population, with white students making up between 74% and 88% of the student body, and varying percentages of other racial groups. Free and reduced lunch rates also vary significantly, from 11.37% at Seacoast Charter School to 48.85% at Woodman Park School, indicating potential equity concerns. Academically, the schools generally perform at or above state averages in reading proficiency, but have more mixed results in math and science.

The data reveals that factors beyond just district-level policies and resources may be influencing the success of individual schools, with Garrison School and Frances G. Hopkins Elementary School at Horne Street standing out for their strong academic performance, potentially due to factors like lower student-teacher ratios. The unique profile of Seacoast Charter School, with strengths in reading but weaknesses in math, also highlights the importance of examining individual school performance and the potential impact of different instructional approaches or student populations.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Hampshire Department of Education.

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