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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 YouTube Channel!

Remember to subscribe to Dever’s YouTube channel to stay up-to-date on our initiatives and events! This month, you can find videos related to our upcoming Fall Hispanic Heritage Festival!

Dolphins for Change

Dolphins for Change

Hello Dever Community! We realize many of our students and their family and friends have been impacted by, or wish to help those impacted by recent hurricanes. So, we have expanded our efforts to support relief efforts to affected areas by making the Dolphins for Change campaign, a school-wide effort! Dolphins for Change jars will be available in every classroom as well as at the front desk for contributions now through Friday, October 27.

Please Join us for Dever’s Fall Hispanic Heritage Festival!

Please Join us for Dever’s Fall Hispanic Heritage Festival!

Dever’s Fall Hispanic Heritage Festival will take place on Friday, October 27 from 5:30-7:30pm. This year, we are combining the Fall Festival with the Hispanic Heritage celebration for a larger, more encompassing event. Our World Language Team has woven in cuisine, music, literature, cultural crafts, and more for our best-ever celebration! We are in need of volunteers to help in different areas such as face-painting, pumpkin bowling, Greet or Treat, dancing, mask making, flag coloring and more! Please contact Helena Finnegan, Community Field Coordinator, at 617-635-8694 if you are interested in volunteering! Check out this video of our students sharing their favorite foods!

Dever Supports Houston Independent School District!

Dever Supports Houston Independent School District!

At Dever Elementary, we have joined in on the BPS & HISD Partnership effort to support Houston schools and communities during this time as they are recovering from recent natural disasters. We have been matched with Issacs Elementary (EE-5). Our 2nd grade classes have shared “Going to Kentucky,” one of our favorite circle sing-song games, with the students as Issacs Elementary. You can watch the video here!

NEXT School Parent Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 11th

NEXT School Parent Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 11th

The School Parent Council will meet on Wednesday, October 11 at 5:00pm to elect members to serve on the School Site Council at Dever. There will be a brief election, followed by a talk by Assistant Principal Rui Gomes regarding Transportation and a presentation by Rosie’s Place. Additional SPC meetings will be held on November 8th at 5:00pm and December 6th at 5:00pm.

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