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About This School

East Dover Elementary School is a public elementary school in Toms River. The principal of East Dover Elementary School is Ms Linda Downing and can be contacted at ldowning@trschools.com. 757 students attend East Dover Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 0.1% of the East Dover Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 27% of the 757 students here have subsidized lunches. Class size at East Dover Elementary School is 20, and the student to teacher ratio is 15:1. Island Heights Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 80% 83%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Multiracial 2% 0.7%
Asian 2% %
Hispanic 12% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27% 16%
Limited English proficiency 0.1% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    My son attended this school from k-6 and I found the teachers to be caring and good at their job however my son was bullies for two years with nothing done until he ended up with a concussion. Than we only got an apology from the child. The bullying then stopped for him and they started on his best friend. I was also disappointed with the lunch with the principle program. Seems the only ones having lunch with the principle were the bad children.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is our first year in East Dover Elementary my kids and I loved the school the teachers and staff work wonder for our childrens they have all kinds things do for the kids. We're very please and happy with the school.

  • (8 years ago)

    East Dover is a very friendly school. My two daughters have been very happy there. We have found that although the teaching staff is excellent as well as the administration the classes are too large. It's fine for a student who does well there are advanced placement programs. And for the student that need a lot of help there is extra help provided. We seem to fall in the crack. Each of my girls need a little more attention than what can be offered in class. Unfortuneatly we will be enrolling in a private school in the Fall where more attention can be given.

  • (9 years ago)

    I think East Dover is a great school. I love this school very much and have been here since kindergarten. I am now in 6th grade and there is a lot of great teachers here the principal is nice but firm when she needs to be and there is many organizations for parents and extra-curricular activities. East Dover Elementary is a great school and I know this from experience.

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