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

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

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

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 22, 2016
New teacher to DCS this year ... a new teacher to teaching for 7th graders. Surely a tough year for her but my son had a great experience and likes and respects her a lot.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
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: Disagree
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 character: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2015
They do work on conflict resolution for several weeks at the beginning of the year, and throughout the year. Since there are no grades, there is no real need to cheat. But I wouldn't say that it's a fair environment. There is some favoritism, and... more

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About this school

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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Last modified: May 22, 2016
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.
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