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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

Next School Parent Council Meeting

Dever’s next School Parent Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 7th at 5pm. All Dever parents, guardians and Dever Dolphin friends are encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Dever Elementary School will be closed on Monday, February 15th. Looking for something fun to do? The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is waiving admission fees today in honor of the holiday! You can learn more here: http://www.mfa.org/programs/special-event/martin-luther-king-jr-day-open-house. We look forward to seeing our students back on Tuesday, January 16th!

Dever Closed Due to Snow on Thursday, January 4th

Dever Closed Due to Snow on Thursday, January 4th

Hello Dever Community! Boston Public Schools, including Dever Elementary School, is closed on Thursday, January 4th due to the forecasted winter weather. Stay safe and warm! Families can keep their students engaged during the snow day by checking out our great page of resources!

Welcome Back! We are Ready for 2018!

Welcome back, Dolphins! We hope you are having a great New Year so far and want to wish you the best for 2018 and thank you for being a part of our Dever School Community. Click this link to view a special Welcome Back clip from Dr. Fishburn. Please visit the Principal’s Page for a Spanish transcription of the video.

School Preview Dates at Dever!

Interested in having your student become a future Dever Scholar? Join us for one of our upcoming preview dates! We have cancelled our event on Wednesday, January 3rd from 5-7pm due to weather, but we look forward to welcoming families on Saturday, January 20th from 9-11am. Come see the great things happening at Dever, take a tour, talk with staff, and get information about how to be part of the Dever Dolphin community as we continue Diving into 2017-18!

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