The Discovery School

  • Discovery is a diverse and inclusive independent day school that educates students aged 18 months to 14 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.".
  • Discovery is the only IB school in the world to utilize the AltSchool education platform.
  • For the 2019-2020 school year, Discovery is adding a new building and a new Middle School program.

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-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1990
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students244 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Discovery School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $9,856 - $16,123
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions DirectorNita Hurley
Admissions AssociateMeghan Devlin

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballDance,
GolfSoccer,
Track and Field

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

School Notes

  • 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.".

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