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Dower Elementary School 2019-20

Megan Qualls,
7817 John Dower Rd W, Lakewood WA 98499 • 253-583-5240 Fax: 253-583-5248

Vision and Mission

Dower is community of learners where staff are committed to ensure that all students will achieve life-long success.

Washington Report Cards Available

Washington State report cards provide school data at the state, school district and school building level. The report cards may be downloaded from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website here or by contacting the school at the number listed above.

District Mission

The mission of Clover Park School District is to ensure each child learns what he or she needs to know to succeed and contribute to the community.

Parent and Community Involvement

Parent and community engagement is key to student success. All parents, family and community members are invited to be involved in our school. We offer a variety of ways for interested individuals to support our students. Some examples include joining our parent organization, volunteer tutoring, chaperoning field trips, serving as a site council member and helping with school special events. Please contact us at the above number to learn more about getting involved with our school.

School Improvement Plan

Dower Elementary will pursue the following goals in order to enhance the learning environment and opportunities and increase student performance and achievement.

  • By June 2020, Dower will increase their overall ELA SB proficiency from 50% to 66%.
  • By June 2020, Dower will increase their overall Math SB proficiency from 47% to 71%.
  • By June 2020, Dower Elementary will increase the WCAS proficiency rate from 43% to 60%.

Facility Use and Condition

Our school is used throughout the school year during non-school hours by parents, community organizations and recreation groups. A facility use application is required for use of our facility and can be obtained by calling 253-583-7354. The general condition of our school is rated as excellent per the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction scoring guidelines.


2019-20 Clover Park School District Budget

Basic Education - $111,508,030 (50.8%)
Special Education - $33,534,087 (15.3%)
CTE - $5,594,936 (2.5%)
Other Education Programs - $25,364,650 (11.5%)
Community Services - $522,191 (0.2%)
Transportation - $7,984,583 (3.6%)
Food Services - $6,659,720 (3%)
Districtwide Support - $28,472,099 (13%)