Dover Elementary is a learning center that is governed by the Richardson Independent School District, which operates various elementary, middle and high schools. The school serves more than 450 students in prekindergarten through grade six. It provides English as a Second Language and special education programs. Dover Elementary operates a safety patrol club and supports a range of extracurricular activities that includes music, band, art, orchestra and physical education classes. The school also offers a student council and yearbook, jazz and peer mediators clubs. It organizes science fairs and spelling bee competitions. Located in Richardson, Texas, Dover Elementary additionally operates a parent-teacher association.