Dover Elementary

Welcome to
Dover Elementary School

Welcome Dover Elementary School Parents,

We would like to welcome you to the Dover Elementary School Family.  Our school community is proud of our educational program and the positive experiences that our students are provided each school year.  We look forward to working closely with your family during the school year.

My office staff and I will be delighted to help you with whatever needs you and your child have during the school year.  Our office secretaries, Mrs. Karen Holtzapple and Mrs. Danielle Scheivert, are here to help you each day in the front office.  Our school counselor, Mrs. Jessica Knowles is in our building every day to meet the students’ social, emotional, and academic concerns.  I have an Open Door Policy to immediately address any academic or behavioral concerns.

I also want to encourage you to become an active member in the Dover Elementary P.T.O.  This group does a lot of wonderful things for our students such as:  funding field trips, paying for assembly programs, providing holiday treats, and planning our Fall Festival and May Day.  Our students really look forward to these special events.  However, they do require lots of parent support.  We hope that you plan to participate in some of these events this school year. Please consider becoming an active member of the Dover Elementary School P.T.O.

Please give us a call at 292-8068 ext. 30111 if you have additional questions regarding our school.


Galen Rupp, Dover Elementary Principal

Upcoming Events

  • 20 Aug
  • 21 Aug
    • First Day for Kindergarten
      Aug 21
      Dover Elementary

      Dear Families,


      Welcome to the Dover Elementary School. We are so excited to have you as part of our Dover family! Your child’s kindergarten teacher will be

      We would like to extend an invitation to:

      Parents will have the opportunity to meet with the classroom teacher for an orientation program to discuss classroom expectations, the kindergarten curriculum, beginning-of-year activities, and communication plans.  Parents will also meet with the principal and other staff members to help ensure all kindergarten students have a smooth transition into Dover Elementary.

      Students will receive information on safe bus riding tips by watching a video and having the opportunity to take a neighborhood ride on a school bus.  Kindergarten students will also meet their classroom teacher and spend some time getting acclimated to the classroom.

      Also, as a reminder, Wednesday, August 22, 2018, will be the first official day for all students Kindergarten through Sixth grade.  School begins at 8:55 AM and concludes at 3:35 PM. Students may begin entering the building at 8:40 AM.

      If you have questions please call the school office at 292-8068 ext 30111.


      We are looking forward to a wonderful school year!



      Galen P. Rupp


      Dover Elementary

    • First Student Day (Grades K, 7, 9)
      Aug 21
      Dover Elementary
  • 22 Aug
  • 23 Aug
    • Parent Orientation Grades 1 - 6
      Aug 23
      6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Dover Elementary

      Parent Orientation/Back to School Night for parents of students in Grade First through Sixth.

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