Public Schools in Dover, Florida

There are 6 Public Schools in Dover, Florida, serving a population of 3,473 people in an area of 3 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 578 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Florida, Dover is ranked 107th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 87th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Dover Public Schools

Find Dover, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Bailey Elementary School 4630 Gallagher Road Dover, FL

Dover Elementary School 3035 Nelson Avenue Dover, FL

Independence Academy Middle School 12902 U.s. 92 Dover, FL

Nelson Elementary School 5413 Durant Road Dover, FL

Strawberry Crest High School 4691 Gallagher Road Dover, FL

Willis Peters Exceptional Center 2919 Nelson Avenue Dover, FL

About Dover Public Schools

Dover Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Dover, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Dover Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Dover school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Dover Public School Statistics

Find Dover Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dover Public School Enrollment
 DoverHillsborough County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment33 (84.6%)11,740 (58.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment105 (100.0%)16,129 (88.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)237 (100.0%)62,656 (89.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)267 (100.0%)59,652 (88.3%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)223 (100.0%)63,021 (89.1%)
Dover Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 DoverHillsborough County
Less than 9th Grade Education865 (42.9%)44,103 (4.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)411 (20.4%)64,010 (7.0%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)440 (21.8%)248,025 (27.2%)