Discovery Charter School
Education Success Network

Discovery Charter School

Discovery Charter School is an independent, elementary public charter school for students of the Rochester City School District. Discovery's motto, "Real Skills for the Real World" coupled with an Expeditionary Learning model provides framework for K-6 students to gain important competencies through hands-on learning. Discovery and Education Success Network's partnership comprises: EnCompass: Resources for Learning In-school Academic Support Services, Afterschool Extended Learning Time, and Summer Learning. Discovery Charter School leases its school in Rochester, NY from 133 Hoover Drive, LLC, a part of Education Success Network. 

Education Success Network supports Discovery in direct alignment with our mission to support high quality schools and educational opportunities for student success. Education Success Network wholly respects and supports the independence of each school and organization with which we partner. As a regional educational network with broad reach, a 36 year legacy of student success, multi-disciplinary expertise, and a mission to improve education for all, Education Success Network is a homegrown resource for local schools and organizations. Upon request, we provide application assistance, financial support, services, and consultation.  

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Purpose

 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.

Details

Discovery Charter School, an elementary, public charter school in Rochester, opened its doors in August 2011 and engages 280 Rochester students in an expeditionary learning model. DCS is the only school in Rochester with a “poverty preference,“  serving students who most need a pathway to lifelong success.

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