Dover High School (New Hampshire)

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Dover Senior High School
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Arched entrance to Dover High School
25 Alumni Dr.
Dover, NH
United States
Type Public
Motto ["Nothing stops a wave!"]
Founded 1851
CEEB code 300135
Principal Peter Driscoll
Deans David Bennett
Kimberly Stephens
Emily Sherman
Faculty 129 [1]
Grades High school (9-12)
Number of students 1317
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Green, White, and Gold             
Mascot The Green Wave
Rival Spaulding High School
Newspaper The Tide

Coordinates: 43°10′34″N 70°53′07″W / 43.17611°N 70.88528°W / 43.17611; -70.88528 Dover Senior High School (DHS) serves the city of Dover and the towns of Barrington and Nottingham, New Hampshire.

In 2005, DHS became a New Hampshire School of Excellence.[citation needed]

Of the 308 graduates in the class of 2014, 50% went on to a four-year college and 24% went on to a two-year college, while 22% proceeded directly to employment and 4% joined the military. The mean SAT scores for this class were 510 in critical reading, 513 in math, and 492 in writing.[1] The official student-run newspaper of the Dover High School community is The Tide, founded in 2006.[2]

Dover High School also has notable robotics teams, Shockwave (FRC), Nebula(2013–14) (FTC), and Frostbyte(2013–14) (FTC). Shockwave has earned the engineering inspiration award and has one of the most successful designs for the Aerial Assist 2013-2014 season. Shockwave is sponsored by Maker, Comcast, NASA, Argentech Solutions, and more.[3]

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The school is linked to Sandbach School in the UK.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Dover High School". Dover High School. 22 Nov 2014. Archived from Dover High School Online the original Check |url= value (help) on 2014-12-22. Retrieved 6 Dec 2014. 
  2. ^ The Dover Tide
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Dover state rep. pushes to have state quit 'No Child Left Behind': But wants to amend bill to let state opt out of portions only". Foster's Daily Democrat. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
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  6. ^ "Sandbach School". Retrieved 2008-06-05. [permanent dead link]

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