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Dover District and Curriculum

Dover school districts follow a comprehensive curriculum, including Math, Science, Social Studies and History, and English Language Arts. All subjects are extensively covered and explained, in order to establish a firm understanding of the topics at hand. Teachers attend conferences and educational classes, to keep their knowledge of the latest in pedagogy and teaching in the world up to date. The schools are dedicated to providing students with world class levels of education, to ensure their success in any field they choose to follow after graduation.

We currently cover the following Dover-area school districts: Caesar Rodney School District, Capital School District and Polytech School District.

Schools in Dover include:

North Dover Elementary School is located on 855 College Road Dover, DE 19904, North Dover Elementary School covers grades PreK-4 and can be contacted at 302-672-1980.  North Dover Elementary School is dedicated to providing students with a rigorous classroom experience that includes opportunities for fine arts, STEAM, music, physical education, and media information technology. The school is a Positive Behaviour Support School, and so the school community recognizes positive behaviours in the campus and works with students to develop skills to display these behaviours. As part of the effort to provide more physical activity for students, North Dover Elementary School has added new play spaces and opportunities centered around the school’s quarter mile fitness trail. Like other students in the state of Delaware, students at North Dover Elementary School are taught a math curriculum that incorporates the Common Core State Standards. These standards outline the knowledge and skills students should have at the end of each grade level. Students focus on solving real world problems, and gaining critical thinking and problem solving skills. In Science, the curriculum follows the Next Generation Science Standards. Students learn about physical science, life science and earth and space science. They also work on developing their skills in engineering design as they ask questions and design experiments. For more information on the Science and Mathematics tutoring SchoolTutoring Academy offers, please contact us.

William Henry Middle School is located on 65 Carver Rd, Dover, DE 19904, William Henry Middle School covers grades 5-8 and can be contacted at 302-672-1620. In addition to offering the core subjects of Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies, students at William Henry Middle School also have an enrichment/intervention period called WIN (What I need), along with their related arts. Related Arts programming at William Henry Middle School includes Theater, Gym, Consumer Science, Technology, Library, Art, Music, Band, and Strings. As a “Leader in Me” School, staff believe that every student is a leader, and students are encouraged to engage in leadership opportunities that play to their individual talents. William Henry Middle School also offers a Spanish Immersion program, where students are taught in English for 50% of the day, and Spanish for 50% of the day. Students in immersion programs have the opportunity to practice reading, speaking, listening and writing in another language. This helps them to gain proficiency earlier as well as gaining confidence in their language abilities. For more information on the Spanish Language Tutoring SchoolTutoring Academy offers, please contact us.

Dover High School is located on 1 Dover High Dr, Dover, DE 19904, Dover High School covers grades 9-12 and can be contacted at 302-475-3951. Staff at Dover High School believe that education largely helps students prepare for productive lives. Emphasis is placed on the development of attitudes and skills needed for adapting to a changing society. The school uses technology to enhance learning and help tailor teaching to different learning styles. In addition to the regular pathway, students at Dover High School also have the opportunity to participate in Advanced Placement (AP) courses, Career and Technical Education courses, and the School’s Academy of the arts. Some of the school’s career and technical education courses include Advanced Manufacturing, Business, Certified Nursing Assistant, Business, and Architectural Engineering Technology. Taking Advanced Placement Courses allows students to take college level courses while in high school. After attending high school, many students make the decision to attend a college or university. As part of the application process, most students take the SAT and ACT tests. To help with this, SchoolTutoring Academy offers SAT and ACT test preparation tutoring sessions. For more information, please contact us.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Dover District Curriculum

Mathematics is initially taught in elementary school to establish a strong understanding of the topic, and further expands throughout secondary levels of education. English Language Arts is taught starting kindergarten, exposing children to the basic concepts of letters and words. After grasping and understanding these core concepts, students are gradually introduced to more extensive material, working their way up to the ability to read and comprehend a variety of standard texts from both U.S and international repertoires. In addition to standard reading material which is mandatory, teachers are encouraged to introduced additional reading materials to further study and enjoy, adding to their literary knowledge as they explore the world of books and literature.

In addition to standard course curriculum for core topics, the Capital School District also has a curriculum for their library system, to adhere to the American Association of School Libraries Standards for the 21st Century Learner, and the Common Core State Standards regulations.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Dover Educational News

  • Teacher of the Year - Capital School District is proud to be a host to many of the country's most outstanding and dedicated teachers and educators. These men and women devote their lives to cultivating and enriching the minds and souls of our children, in order to give them the fundamental skills they need to be successful and happy members of society. Each year, one teacher is nominated for his or her outstanding efforts in this field, and is commemorated for the hard work and efforts they have shown from themselves. This year, Capital School District is proud to announce Jennifer O'Keefe as the District Teacher of the Year, for her amazing accomplishments in the classroom.
  • Amongst The Stars - William Henry Middle School is not only reputable for their amazing school curriculum and quality education, they are also known for hosting the Ralph Hazelton Planetarium on their campus. This thirty foot dome, built over 50 years ago, still fully operates and can accommodate anyone who wants to wander in the stars. The dome has the ability to project over 1000 stars and other astronomical bodies, and can host events to make your next gathering a special experience.
  • On A Quest to Washington D.C. - Fourth graders at Fairview Elementary will be hosting a one of a kind auction, in order to raise funds for their upcoming trip to Washington DC. Excited about the possibility of seeing our nation's capital city, and viewing sites such as the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, the fourth grade students will be providing the chance to bid on a variety of items for $1.00 or less!

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SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

About Dover, Delaware

Dover is located in Kent County on the east-central portion of the state of Delaware on the St. Jones River. The city got its name from William Penn of Dover, in Kent, England and was first incorporated as a town in 1829 and as a city in 1929. Today, Dover acts as the capital of the state of Delaware. The city is a center for the state government and Farm Trade, and is also the home of The Dover Air Force Base.

The central square of Dover is recognized as “The Green”. This square was the spot of numerous rallies and patriotic events throughout the years. One famous Dover resident was Caesar Rodney, who was an American Revolution Leader. During the early 19th century, the city was a stop on the Underground Railroad due to its proximity to Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In 2017, the population of Dover was 37,538, making it the second most populated city in the state of Delaware. 21.7% of the population was under 18, 34.9% of the population was between 18-34, 19.7% was 35-54, 9.5% was 55-64 and 14.2% was over the age of 65. The median household income in the city was $46,355 in 2017.

Air Mobility Command Museum

The Air Mobility Command Museum is an aviation museum located at the Dover Air Force Base. The museum is dedicated to military aircraft and air refueling aircraft, as well as the men and women who flew and maintained them. The museum houses the largest and most complete collection of fully restored U.S. Military cargo and tanker aircraft in the Eastern United States. The mission of the Air Mobility Command Museum is to preserve and exhibit the artifacts and human stories related to the United States Air Force and the United States Army Air Force. The museum’s collection contains a large number of vintage aircraft from multiple eras and major commands. The museum also contains a complete set of all Lockheed air lifters used by the Air Force and Army since World War II. In addition to these aircraft and non-aircraft collections, the museum also contains a flight simulator and commemoration park.

Dover International Speedway

The Dover International Speedway originally opened in 1969 and today, still hosts NASCAR races as well as USAC and the Indy Racing League. The track consists of a 1 mile concrete oval and is nicknamed “The Monster Mile”. The total capacity of the speedway is 85,000-95,000 depending on the configuration. Some of the major events held at the Dover International Speedway are the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. The mascot of the speedway is “Miles the Monster”. Miles is featured as a 46 foot monument on the track, as well as on the winner’s trophy, the track’s tickets, memorabilia, and website.

Johnson Victrola Museum

The Johnson Victrola Museum pays tribute to Delaware native Eldridge Reeves Johnson, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. The museum contains exhibits with phonographs, recordings, memorabilia, trademarks, objects and paintings that were related to Johnson’s business. These sound recording industry items date from the 1890s to 1929. Johnson gained fame when he invented the spring motor, which could play discs at a continuous speed without having to be continuously cranked by hand. He also created the Victrola, the record player featuring a big flared horn. The museum’s collection contains many of these horns, decorated with vibrant and intricate patterns, colors and shapes. One section in the museum is also dedicated to Nipper the RCA Dog, who was a symbol for The Victor Talking Machine Company.

Interesting Facts

  • One famous Dover resident is international tennis champion Madison Brengle.
  • One Nickname for the city of Dover is “Capital of the First State”.
  • The city covers a total area of 24.48 square miles.
  • Post secondary institutions located in Dover include Delaware State University, and Wesley College.
  • John Dickinson, known as the Penman of the Revolution, lived in Dover. He was known for writing the “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies”. His home is now a museum.

Chalk Talk: The Importance of Arts Programs In Schools

School can be a challenging experience for many students, and as all other people, children need a chance to release their tension and express their feelings and emotions. No matter what side of the brain we use, everyone has a creative side to their character. Your child's school provides arts programs for this very reason. From music to the performing arts there is bound to be a subject matter to gain your child's attention. Every student needs to find an outlet to express themselves, and these classes provide the best source to discover their abilities and strengths.

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