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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

February Break! No School February 19  - 23

February Break! No School February 19 - 23

​Hello Dever Community! In observance of Presidents’ Day, Dever Elementary School will be closed on Monday, February 19th. In addition, our February Break is Tuesday, February 20th - Friday, February 23rd. We look forward to seeing our students back on Monday, February 26th. Have a safe and enjoyable break!

Dever Hosts Library Soft Opening!

Dever Hosts Library Soft Opening!

For the past few months, in partnership with Trinity Church volunteers and BPS Library Services, the Dever library has begun a renaissance! On Tuesday, February 13th, Dever hosted a “soft opening” of our library to celebrate the library’s new beginning in anticipation of the Grand Opening in fall 2018. K2 students listened to a guest reader, all students received a library orientation, students and staff dressed up as their favorite book character, and students participated in a “Why I love to Read” contest!

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, January 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 & Friday, January 5th

Dever Closed Due to Snow on Thursday, January 4th & Friday, January 5th

Hello Dever Community! Boston Public Schools, including Dever Elementary School, is closed on Thursday, January 4th and Friday, January 5th 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!

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