Discovery Academy

  • Founded in 1989, Discovery Academy was quickly recognized for its development of an innovative academic and treatment curriculum.
  • The culmination of strong academics, and a therapeutic model that draws on both clinical and experiential therapy, makes Discovery Academy a wonderful, safe place for students to excel academically while discovering who they really are.
  • Discovery Academy is a clinical boarding school whose mission is to inspire each student to a quest for excellence in all areas of life.
  • Through an intensive program of academics, traditional and experiential therapy, and life skills training, students are challenged to excel intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually/ethically, and physically.
  • It is the aspiration of the program that enrollment in the academy will be the beginning of a lifelong quest for greater wisdom, integrity, insight, and social consciousness.
  • Staff and student interactions are governed by mutual respect in an environment that balances individuality with community.
  • A commitment to self-discovery and service to others defines the school and our pursuit of excellence.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students49 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeDiscovery Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsCross Country, Soccer, VolleyballCross CountrySoccer,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Founded in 1989, Discovery Academy was quickly recognized for its development of an innovative academic and treatment curriculum. The culmination of strong academics, and a therapeutic model that draws on both clinical and experiential therapy, makes Discovery Academy a wonderful, safe place for students to excel academically while discovering who they really are. Discovery Academy is a clinical boarding school whose mission is to inspire each student to a quest for excellence in all areas of life. Through an intensive program of academics, traditional and experiential therapy, and life skills training, students are challenged to excel intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually/ethically, and physically. It is the aspiration of the program that enrollment in the academy will be the beginning of a lifelong quest for greater wisdom, integrity, insight, and social consciousness. Staff and student interactions are governed by mutual respect in an environment that balances individuality with community. A commitment to self-discovery and service to others defines the school and our pursuit of excellence.

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Discovery Academy is (3.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Ivy Hall Academy (1.2 miles away)
  • The nearest preschool is Ivy Hall Academy (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Provo
    Ivy Hall Academy
    Ivy Hall Academy Photo - Our building
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    1.2 miles
    1598 W 820 N
    Provo, UT 84601
    (801)356-1000
    1.2 PK-8
    122
  • Provo
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    1.3 miles
    1165 S 180 E
    Provo, UT 84606
    (801)374-0001
    1.3 PK-K
    120
  • Orem
    Orem KinderCare
    Orem KinderCare Photo - Orem KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.8 miles
    765 East 1200 South
    Orem, UT 84097
    (801)226-8970
    2.8 NS-PK
    n/a
  • Orem
    Grades: PK-12 | 164 students
    4 miles
    280 S 400 E
    Orem, UT 84097
    (801)374-5480
    4 PK-12
    164

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