About the Department
The mission of the Dover High School English Department is to challenge students to think critically and to communicate effectively. A sequence of courses has been designed to provide all students with a comprehensive four-year study of literature and writing. Activities in vocabulary, research, grammar, and critical reading will be part of each course. Intensive preparation for the PARCC assessments in Language Arts, the SAT, and college placement tests will be offered.
In addition to our regular classes, our department provides specialized coursework for students of the following academies: