Welcome to Dover Elementary

DES Student of the Month

Congratulations Jayci Pitts! September Student of the Month!

Jayci Pitts is an excellent student who always does her best. She is determined and motivated. Jayci is attentive to the teacher and engaged with the lesson. She can be counted on to follow all classrooms and school rules. Jayci is a great role model in our classroom!

Jayci is a leader outside of the classroom as well. With her positive attitude on the playground, she truly leads by example. Jayci is a great friend, and quickly lends a hand to others. She notices when others are in need, and she is quick to jump in to help. For her academic effort and her positive engagement with her peers, Jayci deserves to be our Student of the Month.

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Please click the video for a Welcome message from our principal, Mrs. McLeland and Assistant Principal Mr. Hipps!

Routines and Procedures

Click on the video to learn about our procedures including car rider pick up and drop off

Changes at DES 20-21

Technology Information

Dover Elementary School will be providing each student- virtual or onsite- with a device for their personal instructional use during the 2020-21 School Year. Students or parents must agree to and sign a technology use agreement before the device will be given to them.

If your student was in Kindergarten last year and still have his or her Ipad, you will keep that device for use during the 2020-21 School Year.

Internet Use Agreement

Device Use Agreement

A Message from Nurse Angie

Welcome back to school! If your child will need to take medication while at school or has any health needs I need to be aware of, please be sure you complete the necessary forms. If you would like to fill forms and drop of medication before the first day of school, please call and schedule an appointment. 479-331-2702

Printable Forms:

Medication Record

Severe Allergic Reaction


Food Allergy- no school meds

Food Allergy- action plan meds

Seizures- no medication

Seizures- meds at school

After School Programs

Click here to access Dover PeeWee Booster Club for information about after school athletics.

Click here to access before and/or after school care provided by ABC Children's Academy

Transportation Information

Click here for transportation locations and information on transportation personnel.

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New Additions!

You will notice circles or foot prints in the hallway displaying proper distance for social distancing.

New water bottle filling stations in our building!

Each student will be given a water bottle to use in the classroom!

Mission for Dover Elementary

Dover Elementary School believes that every child can achieve proficiency and beyond. As a highly qualified staff we will provide an environment of high expectations, and use effective instructional methods with a well-defined curriculum. We will develop global citizens through an environment of openness, trust and safety.


The Dover Elementary Staff has the vision, courage, wisdom, and professional knowledge to lead every child to achieve proficiency and beyond. We will identify how each individual child learns. We will use current effective researched, data and effective instructional strategies to provide an engaging learning environment for all children. We will provide an environment, which is safe, and promotes a positive-open communication among parents and community members. This will empower our children to become global citizens and life long learners who can learn and work together.