South Dover Elementary School



South Dover Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Dover Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 136
2 135
3 94
4 92
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 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Dover Elementary School is the 44th largest public school in Delaware and the 15,753rd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 44th out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 64th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 41st out of 126

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South Dover Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(51%)
1,924
(52%)
 Female 282
(49%)
1,787
(48%)

South Dover Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 360
(63%)
1,842
(50%)
 White 122
(21%)
1,159
(31%)
 Hispanic 56
(10%)
414
(11%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
149
(4%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
83
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
14
(0%)

South Dover Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 351
(61%)
2,083
(56%)
 Not Eligible 220
(39%)
1,628
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, South Dover Elementary School is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Dover Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.5%) is higher than the state average of 41.2%. 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
2013 503
2014 564
2015 571

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
2013 12.3
2014 14.8
2015 15.4

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
2013 0.63618290258449
2014 0.61170212765957
2015 0.61471103327496

Compare South Dover Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Dover Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public KG - 04 571 15.4:1  
Holy Cross School
Dover, DE
Private PK - 08 454 14:1 1 miles
East Dover Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public PK - 04 355 12.2:1 1 miles
W. Reily Brown Elementary School
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Public 01 - 05 441 13.8:1 2 miles
Academy of Dover Charter School
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Public KG - 05 284 12.9:1 2 miles
William Henry Middle School
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Public 05 - 06 960 15.5:1 2 miles
Fairview Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 280 12.7:1 2 miles
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Dover, DE
Public 06 - 12 102 9.3:1 2 miles
Kent County Community School
Dover, DE
Public PK - 12 74 2.8:1 2 miles
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 338 12.1:1 2 miles
Campus Community School
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Public KG - 08 417 16.7:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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