Dover Area School District

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This school district serves the following county or counties: York

District Profile

101 Edgeway Rd

Dover, PA 17315-1306

Phone 717-292-3671

Fax 717-292-9659

Includes the municipalities of Dover Borough, Dover Township, Washington Township.

Square Miles

70.36

Students Enrolled

3,516

Total Number of Schools:

6
  • Dover Area El Sch (K-6)
  • Dover Area HS (9-12)
  • Dover Area Intrmd Sch (7-8)
  • Leib El Sch (K-6)
  • North Salem El Sch (K-6)
  • Weigelstown El Sch (K-6)

School district: light blue; Administrative office: medium blue circle; County(ies) served: green dashes.

Total Students

3,516

Ethnicity

American Indian
0.11%
Asian
0.60%
Black
4.07%
Latino
8.36%
Pacific Islander
0.11%
2 or More Races
3.78%
White
82.96%

Gender

Male
52.02%
Female
47.98%

Other Statistics

Special Education
16.38%
English Learner
1.11%

Financials

Median Household Income

$64,833.00

Revenue Sources

Type of Revenue Income Percent of Budget
Local Revenues $38,286,947.60 58.61%
State Revenues $24,659,388.61 37.75%
Federal $1,140,061.25 1.74%
Other $1,236,462.00 1.89%

Other Tax Stats

Property Taxes Collected by District
$28,591,350.88
Property Values Within District
$154,600.00
Median Home Value

Academic Outcomes

Graduation Rate

84.67%

Rigorous Courses

10
E.g. IB AP

Post-Secondary Plans

60.78%
College/University
4.31%
Other Specialized Learning

PSSA Stats

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level English Language Arts Math Science
Grade 3 65.73% 67.48% N/A
Grade 4 65.33% 57.30% 87.23%
Grade 5 62.28% 55.16% N/A
Grade 6 62.69% 40.39% N/A
Grade 7 62.22% 41.48% N/A
Grade 8 56.83% 32.35% 62.59%

Keystone Results

% of Advanced or Proficient

Grade Level Literature Algebra I Biology
Grade 11 73.15% 67.27% 79.00%

Staff

227

Teachers

13

Administrators

105

Support

Student /Teacher Ratio

16:1

School District Leadership

Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Kelly Cartwright

School Board Directors *

Name Total Years of Service Current Term
School Director Training Certificate
PSBA Provided
Certificate of Board Governance
Continuing Education Badges Earned
Nathan Eifert
Board President
8 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Terry Emig
Board Vice President
17 2021-2025
Amy Brinton
7 2021-2025
Dennis Dacheux
7 2019-2023

Advanced School Director Training (RQD-ADV)

Kathy Herman
7 2019-2023
Heidi Mease
1 2021-2025
Charles Rauhauser
9 2019-2023
Carmen Witmer
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

David Wolverton
1 2021-2025

New School Director Training (RQD-NEW)

* In accordance with Act 55 of 2017 and Act 18 of 2019, school board directors are required to complete approved training starting in the 2018-2019 school year. School board directors who began their term in 2017 are permitted to take this training, but it is not required. School board directors who began their term after July 1, 2018 are required to complete an initial 5 hours of new school director training and at the beginning of each subsequent election, 3 hours of advanced school director training. School board director data will be updated as it is made available. Data updates occur regularly and ongoing.