Dover High School (Delaware)
|Dover High School|
|School district||Capital School District|
|Principal||Dr. Courtney Voshell|
|Campus||Semi-urban (small city)|
|Color(s)||Blue and white |
|Athletic Conference||Henlopen North Conference|
"The community of Dover High School believes that education is a major factor in preparing all students for productive lives. Emphasis is placed on the development of attitudes and skills necessary for adapting to a changing society. To accomplish this most effectively, the school works with the family, the community, and other institutions. The faculty and staff of Dover High School respect the worth and dignity of each individual and realize that students differ in their social backgrounds, preferences, and interests. We recognize that variations exist among student educational experiences, levels of ability, degrees of preparation and learning styles. The high school believes that when students respect and accept diversity in a multicultural setting, it enhances their potential for success in all areas of their lives. Furthermore, Dover High School promotes achievement in using technology appropriate to specific areas of learning. We believe that learning is a process; therefore, we support the idea that the students and the community benefit most when there is encouragement toward a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and personal fulfillment."
Dover High School has 20 teams which play 17 different sports in three seasons. Dover High School has rarely ever won any of its sports events, and they are extremely underfunded in all departments.
A 2010 Capital School District referendum on funding for a new Dover High School and renovation of other district schools passed on March 31. Construction of the new school began in the spring of 2011, and was completed in the fall of 2014.
Awards and achievements
Dover High School's BPA team performed well at the 2010 National Leadership Conference, placing 6th in Fundamentals of Web Design, 1st in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting, 3rd in Network Design, and 9th in Small Business Management.
Arts and entertainment