The 2015-16 application for admissions to the Discovery Charter School is now available.  See the Admissions tab for details and to download a copy.  Applications are due to Discovery by April 1st, 2016.  The lottery will take place on April…

Making Musical Superheroes at DCS

Students are making all kinds of beautiful music in the music room! Parents and families are always welcome to come and sing and play!  In fact, if you would like to sing for us or play us a song on…

Welcome to PE!

Greetings and welcome to the wonderful world of Physical Education! Currently students in grades Kindergarten and First Grade are working on the skills of throwing and catching. Students learn the correct techniques to throwing and catching and then the skills…

DECEMBER EVENTS @ DCS

12.17 – DCS Holiday Breakfast & Pajama Party 12.18 – Exhibition of Student Learning Celebration 12.18 – Board Meeting (6 pm @ Midvale) 12.22 – 1.2 – December Break

DCS Trustees Welcome Lisa Lewis

At its November 20, 2014 meeting, Discovery Charter School’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Lisa M. Lewis as the school’s newest trustee.  Ms. Lewis is a Rochester-area human resources professional with strong program administration, financial and budget…

Art at DCS!

  Students have been busy in art class creating beautiful masterpieces! Discovery is very proud to display this work in our school. Families can get a glimpse of the artwork on Artsonia.com  where the students’ electronic art portfolios are visible….

Discovery Welcomes Olivia West to the Board

Discovery Charter School has welcomed a new member to the Board of Trustees. Olivia West is co-founder and president of West Advisory Group, which, among other areas of expertise, specializes in financial literacy initiatives.  West Advisory Group collaborates with a…

Another Exciting DCS School Year Launched!

There is nothing so exciting as the start of a new school year, and there was certainly joy in the air on August 18 as the 2014-15 school year got underway at Discovery Charter School—our fourth since opening our doors…

Exponential Improvement is the DCS Standard

The eyes of the greater Rochester education community were on Discovery Charter School and other local schools, when New York State recently released new standardized test scores based on the curriculum called the Common Core.  The tests cover Math and…

Aspiring to Set an “EL” Example

Nearly four years ago, when Discovery Charter School was approved to receive students, the founders knew precisely what they wanted for our children: hands-on, active learning that would provide real-life experiences to propel them toward, what else? “Discovery”—just like the…