DISCOVERY CHARTER SCHOOL

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4700 PARKSIDE AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19131
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Phone: 215-879-8182
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • District: Discovery Charter School
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 77.8
  • Number Students: 700
  • Number Teachers: 35
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 3999
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Number Computers: 45
  • Principal: Ms Nina Brevard
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (17 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (14 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-11-29
    "This is my daughter's 4th year at DCS, and she is flourishing! The teachers are easy to get a hold of and keep me abreast with my daughter's education. The entire staff gives the school a "family" feel."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-11-28
    "I'm pleased with the overall culture of this school. Our assistant principal is always around and is extremely helpful."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-03-02
    "Presently, I have two children attending DCS. Last year my oldest child graduated from 8th grade. DCS is great! DCS staff stretch beyond the call of duty for the benefit of the children. The staff is excellent and so is the parents. DCS is a very good choose academically and also for the enviornment. It's safe. My children are doing well at DCS. When my 5th grader began slacking her teachers along with myself partnered to help my child pull her grades up. And team work is a beautiful thing. So hats of to you Ms. Kelly!!! Me and my family love you and DCS!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-19
    "I have found that since my son has been attending Discovery he has really stepped up his game in behavior and his subjects. He is still sturggling somewhat but his outlook on his academic subjects thanks to the teachers have improved a whole alot. The teachers their really help the students to achieve their best and never give up on themselves. No matter what obstacles come their way they try to instill in them not to make execuses for their mistakes but to correct those mistakes so that you dont make they same ones twice. At Discovery, failure is not an option only to succeed and achieve at whatever the students do in life."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-03-27
    "This is an excellent school for academics. With a strong support system."
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