The Discovery School

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  • Discovery is a diverse and inclusive independent day school that educates students aged 18 months to 12 years in a unique program blending the Montessori curriculum with the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme framework.Discovery's Mission is that "We open our minds and hearts so we can discover the knowledge and ideals to build a better world.".

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1990
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students214 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeThe Discovery School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8220 - $12920.
% on Financial Aid
15%

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, SoccerBasketballDance,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Theater Arts and Design

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Athletic Programs, Yoga

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