South Dover Elementary School



South Dover Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Dover Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 90
2 96
3 99
4 73
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Dover Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dover, DE in the Capital School District. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Dover Elementary School is the 69th largest public school in Delaware and the 26,153rd largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,153rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 69th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 27th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 40th out of 122

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South Dover Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 228
(50%)
1,868
(50%)
 Female 225
(50%)
1,849
(50%)

South Dover Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 307
(68%)
1,908
(51%)
 White 91
(20%)
1,277
(34%)
 Hispanic 39
(9%)
329
(9%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
87
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
66
(2%)

South Dover Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(71%)
2,429
(65%)
 Not Eligible 106
(23%)
1,113
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
175
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, South Dover Elementary School is ranked 33rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Dover Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.6%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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.

South Dover Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 439
2007 432
2008 433
2009 484
2010 495
2011 487
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.1
2007 14.4
2008 15.4
2009 15.1
2010 16
2011 14.8
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61111111111111
2006 0.60820045558087
2007 0.61805555555556
2008 0.42263279445727
2009 0.71487603305785
2010 0.72323232323232
2011 0.52361396303901
2012 0.76600441501104

Compare South Dover Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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South Dover Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public KG - 04 453 11.9:1  
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Public KG - 06 282 8.5:1 2 miles
St John'S Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 81 9:1 2 miles
North Dover Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 390 15:1 2 miles
Kent County Community School
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Public PK - 12 178 9.9:1 2 miles
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Public 05 - 06 952 15.1:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current 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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