• Real Skills for the Real World

    Welcome to
    Discovery Charter School

    Discovery Charter School is an elementary public school (opened grades K-2, growing to K-6),
    whose charter was approved by the New York State Education Department in December 2010,
    and opened its doors in 2011.
  • Real Skills for the Real World

    Welcome to
    Discovery Charter School

    Discovery Charter School is an elementary public school (opened grades K-2, growing to K-6),
    whose charter was approved by the New York State Education Department in December 2010,
    and opened its doors in 2011.
  • Real Skills for the Real World

    Welcome to
    Discovery Charter School

    Discovery Charter School is an elementary public school (opened grades K-2, growing to K-6),
    whose charter was approved by the New York State Education Department in December 2010,
    and opened its doors in 2011.

OUR MISSION:

Discovery Charter School will prepare students to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world, providing elementary school children real skills for the real world through an interdisciplinary program that integrates literacy, language arts, mathematics, social studies, visual arts and science.

The School Founders believe that through active learning, character growth and teamwork, students will have the meaningful experiences that are rich in content and have long lasting effects.

DCS is an Expeditionary Learning School and will give students hands-on education while creating an environment that fosters inquiry, sets high expectations, integrates core disciplines and builds on students’ existing understanding.

Discovery Charter School is an elementary public school (K-6), whose charter was approved by the New York State Education Department in December 2010, and opened its doors in August 2011.
OUR MISSION:

50

DCS Staff

Discovery Charter School has a staff of 50 teachers, administrators and support staff.

424

Admissions

In 2015, there were 424 applications for only 46 spots in grades K-6.

40

Class Size

Each grade level will have 40 students and two classrooms per grade level, each with a certified teacher, shared teaching assistant and access to several specialists teachers on staff.

4

Report Cards

Report cards at Discovery Charter School are issued four times a year.

Our Classes

Science

Science

Primary

July 12, 2016

Age Group

K-6

Class Size

40

Social Studies

Social Studies

Primary

July 12, 2016

Age Group

K-6

Class Size

40

Mathematics

Mathematics

Primary

July 12, 2016

Age Group

K-6

Class Size

40

Reading and Language Arts

Reading and Language Arts

Primary

July 12, 2016

Age Group

K-6

Class Size

40