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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

Dever Literacy Night and Potluck Dinner  - Wednesday, May 23, 5-7pm!

Dever Literacy Night and Potluck Dinner - Wednesday, May 23, 5-7pm!

Dever Elementary invites you to join us for our Literacy Night and Potluck Dinner happening on Wednesday, May 23 from 5-7pm! This special evening will celebrate our annual Book Fair and feature an arts showcase, potluck dinner, dance party, games, face painting, Fresh Truck, community partner resources, and more! If you are interested in bringing a meal, contributing paper goods or volunteering, please contact Helena at hfinnegan@bostonpublicschools.org.

B-SAFE Summer Program Information

B-SAFE Summer Program Information

The B-SAFE program is a is a five-week, full-day academic and enrichment program. Students develop skills in humanities, math, science, health & wellness, and the arts. Links to additional information and the application process are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Kreyol.

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.

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