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We Are Dever Determined!

 Every Child. Every Minute. Every Day.

We do whatever it takes to ensure every child reaches their full potential.

Welcome To The Paul A. Dever Elementary School!

We believe all students deserve access to a world class education. With talented and committed teachers and leaders, individualized supports to meet students’ diverse learning needs, a supportive and caring learning environment, and a culture of high expectations for academic excellence, we ensure all students at Dever Elementary are prepared to succeed in college, careers and beyond.

Our Mission

Dever is a school where — in every classroom, every day — we help students to reach their full potential.

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Our Community

Learn more about the community members and partners who support Dever’s students.

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Latest News

Spring Break is Here!

Spring Break is Here!

Don’t forget! Dever Elementary school will be closed for spring break April 16-20. School will resume on Monday, April 23 at 7:30am and it is important all students return on time and be in school every day. Have a good break and we’ll see you on Monday, April 23.

Our Dolphins are Ready for MCAS!

Our Dolphins are Ready for MCAS!

​Students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade cheered on fellow Dolphins in grades 3 through 5 to prepare them for MCAS season! We are Dever Determined!

3rd Trimester Information

3rd Trimester Information

We are now in our 3rd trimester at Dever and just three months from the end of the year! Our goal is to have every student on time every day in school. Information about our third trimester is available in both English and Spanish. The 3rd trimester is another new beginning and we ask you commit to your students’ attendance at school. We hope these Resources for Parents for Improved Attendance Sheets in English and Spanish will be helpful for any questions or concerns you have.

Dever MCAS Math Boot Camp & Parent English Language Classes

Dever MCAS Math Boot Camp & Parent English Language Classes

MCAS Math Boot camp is offered to 60 Dever 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students who would like to participate in a fun learning experience. During MACS Math Boot Camp, students will explore and discover new ways to answer the most challenging MCAS problems. Dever Students who are currently in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade, or parents who’d like to take a FREE ESL class are eligible to participate. Registration forms can be downloaded in Spanish and English.

Snow Days - Dever Closed Tuesday, March 13th and Wednesday, March 14th

Snow Days - Dever Closed Tuesday, March 13th and Wednesday, March 14th

Hello Dever Community! The City of Boston has announced that all Boston Public Schools, including Dever Elementary, will be closed on Tuesday, March 13th and Wednesday, March 14th due to winter weather. Stay safe!

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