News
June 15th, 2018

The school bell times at Park Avenue will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.


June 4th, 2018

School is out for summer, but it is not too early to think about supplies for next year.  Park Avenue Elementary School 2018 – 2019 Student Supply List  Please NO handheld pencil sharpeners, mechanical pencils or Trapper Keepers. Please do not label supplies as materials will be shared. All Students need tennis shoes for PE. … Read more »


June 4th, 2018

Incoming kindergarten students are encouraged to attend one session of the Jumpstart program to meet the teachers and classmates, take a tour of the school and participate in activities that will be part of their regular school day. Parents may select August 7th, 8th or 9th for their child’s Park Avenue experience. Jump Start will … Read more »


June 4th, 2018

Plan to join us at Park Avenue Elementary School on Tuesday, August 21st from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. for Meet the Teacher Night. This is your student’s chance to bring their school supplies, see their new classroom and meet the teacher that will help them learn and grow during the coming year. Staff will be … Read more »


June 4th, 2018

You can register your children for the 2018-2019 Academic Year beginning Monday, July 16, 2018. Go to your Parent Portal to begin. Need help? Plan to visit Park Avenue during Elementary Registration Day, Thursday, July 26th. Staff will be available to assist you from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. You may also call the Park Avenue … Read more »


June 2nd, 2018

PARK AVENUE HOURS FOR 2018 – 2019 are 7:30 AM – 2:25 PM Wednesday Dismissal at 1:10 PM This change may require some adjustments to your home and childcare schedules. Please start looking at your options now, ao you are ready for school to start on Thursday, August 23, 2018.


May 30th, 2018

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.


May 17th, 2018

Swing on down to the Blank Park Zoo on Thursday, May 24th for Park Avenue Night at the Zoo. The event is free for Park Avenue families and begins at 5:15 p.m. The train and carousel rides will be free and open until 7:30 p.m. The Safari Grill will be selling drinks and snacks until … Read more »


May 17th, 2018

Join us in the Park Avenue World Garden on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. See what’s growing! We have a mixture of flowers, vegetables and bushes. Perennials we planted three years ago are starting to flower, and we have berries on the acadia bushes!


May 3rd, 2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.