Mission & Vision


Empowering and educating all learners to shape the 21st Century.



Every student at Dover Area High School will graduate on time and life ready.


Core Readiness Goals

College & Career Readiness

Ensure that students are prepared for whichever pathway they choose beyond high school.

Personalized Learning

Provide opportunities for students to individualize and take ownership in the learning process.

Digital Literacy

Promote digital citizenship and purposeful use of technology.


Connect to the school community, promote a sense of service, develop student leadership, and facilitate a positive school culture.

Core Beliefs

  • Every student can and will learn.
  • Every student should have access to a rigorous, relevant, and appropriate education.
  • An ideal learning environment is: learner-centered; differentiated; collaborative; connected; and supported.
  • Positive relationships are critical in supporting student, staff, and school success.
  • Every learner has a right to a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Staff, parent, community, and student voice are to be valued.
  • Technology cannot replace great teachers. However, technology in the hands of great teachers can be transformational.
  • It's about people, not programs.
  • Collaboration and conversation are essential elements of learning and growth.
  • Continual improvement requires us to challenge our norms and practices.



PDF DocumentContinuous Improvement Plan (2017-2018)
PDF DocumentVision Document


Innovation Plan Process

PDF DocumentInnovation Plan Cycle



PDF DocumentData Analysis Process
PDF Document2016 - 17 DAHS Data Packet (Updated June 2017)