Discovery Time School

322 S Juliana Street Suite 2,
Bedford, PA, 15522-0155
     Tel: (814)623-2818
Grades: NS - 8 | 28 students
Discovery Time equips students with the skills and attitudes needed to become responsible, caring citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and ever-changing world.
Each student is viewed as a unique individual, who brings his/her own distinctive experiences and prior knowledge to our school.
We emphasize early literacy, intuitive-based learning, and academic excellence and preparedness in a non-traditional, hands-ON learning environment that is dynamic, engaging, & joyful.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported All
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Discovery Time School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Weather appropriate for many outdoor activities.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates vary by program, full or half-day status, and number of children and enrolled. Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dawn M Ziviello
Admissions Associate Stevie High

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingFootball,
SoccerSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ATOMS Science Scholars Program, Art, Music, Organic Gardening, Foreign Language, Central PA Regional Science Fair, Chess Club, Fine Arts Theatre Program, Weekly Cooking Chess Club, Weekly Cooking, ATOMS Science Scholars Program,
Art, Music, Organic Gardening, Foreign Language,
Central PA Regional Science Fair,
Fine Arts Theatre Program,

School Notes:

At Discovery Time, students are nurtured to become lifelong learners who are curious about their world. We incorporate highly innovative teaching methodology and rigorous academic standards to create an amazing learning experience for each individual student. From toddler through 8th grade, Discovery Time offers high-quality teaching in a caring, family-centered community.

Profile last updated: 01/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Snake Spring Valley Christian Academy (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Thomas The Apostle Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • EverettSnake Spring Valley Christian Academy
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    377 Upper Snake Spring Road
    EverettPA15537
    (814)623-2840
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