Considered Amongst the Best Public Schools in MA
Dover is a town in Norfolk County. The town is located approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Boston and has a total area of 15.4 square miles. Almost all of the residential zoning requires 1 acre or larger lots. Dover was officially incorporated as a town in 1836.
Dover’s public schools are considered among the best in Massachusetts. The town has three public schools, Chickering Elementary School (grades K-5), Dover-Sherborn Middle School (grades 6-8) and Dover-Sherborn High School (grades 9-12). The private, independent Charles River School (Pre-K-grade 8) is located in the town’s center. Dover-Sherborn High School has impressive results with regards to graduation rates, college admission rates and standardized and Advanced Placement exam scores.