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School leader:  Dale Jones
4021 Teale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95117-3433

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(408) 243-9800
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Orchestra, Band, Choir / Chorus, Drama, Painting
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Soccer, Track
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156 reviews

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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective
Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2015
Totally depends on the individual teacher. Some are great, others are atrocious. Overall they tend to be good.

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2015
I'm reading a book about how to best learn math and science right now, and the book mentions the importance of homework in these fields in particular, to cement abstract learning into chunks and understand how it is used in the real world. When... more

Develops grit: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2015
This depends on your student. My oldest child would have really appreciated more structure, and more feedback in the form of grades. He was never really sure of how he was doing. He would have liked clearer goals to strive towards. Many times at... more

Develops respect: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2015
In the classroom there is very little respect shown to the teachers or presenters. Even in 5th grade, in one of the more structured classrooms, I had a very difficult time getting the students to quiet down and not talk over me when I was guest... more

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Discovery Charter School is based on developmentally appropriate teaching methods that successfully integrate teaching that accommodates the whole child with respect to individual learning styles, developmental readiness, and rates of achievement.

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Discovery Charter School
4021 Teale Avenue, San Jose, CA  95117-3433
(408) 243-9800
Last modified Discovery Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Discovery Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 156 reviews. Top