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Buffalo, MN
Students enrolled: 260

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301 2nd Ave NE
Buffalo, MN 55313

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(763) 682-8400
(763) 682-8444
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February 18, 2014
I love this school ! They stay with the same teacher for two years. They are very willing to work with children with special education needs. I always feel like we are listened to, and our child's needs are their number one priority. I can't tell you enough how great this school is. It is worth the wait.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2012
I've had 2 children attend Discovery Elementary. My daughter was able to attend after going to another area school from K thru 3rd grades. She was struggling in that school, dreaded going, and we were not happy with teachers or the administration. In her 1st year at Discovery, our daughter's grades went up from Bs and Cs, to mostly A's. Best of all, she LOVED going to school. Our son has been attending Discovery for 5 years. He loves the place, and is doing exceedingly well. The multi-age classrooms enables the older students to assist the newer/younger kids. The atmosphere is more like family and community, rather than school and home. We, as a family, consider ourselves very lucky to have been a part of such a tremendous program.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2009
If you want a school that helps your kids feel like they are an important part of a community, then this is the school for them! Love the opportunity for my kids to go to Discovery!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 19, 2008
My husband and I were thrilled to have our children have the chance to attend Discovery Elem. Our daughter went 3 years to another elem. in town, and when our son got chosen in the lottery we couldn't have been happier. Our daughter is now in middle school and our son in his 4th year at Discovery. It has been the best!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2007
Have now have two children attending Discovery, and I am very pleased with the attention and dedication of the educators. My children love their school and the multi-age program is more than I expected! There is a lot of parent involvement, so if you are a working parent you may find it difficult to participate like some of the other parent volunteers. I really do like the school, but there are 'cliches' among the parent volunteers. Overall, it is a wonderful school and wonderful program.

- submitted by a parent
March 14, 2006
Currently two of my children attend this school. Our experience comes with mixed feelings. It has a pretty fast paced cirriculum, so if your child can keep up they will do well. Unfortunatley, if your child needs a little more time, and drags their feet a bit, they will most likely fall behind and stay behind. There is a lot of one on one help for the students that need it, but again, they will need to keep up with their peers. They have lots of fun learning activities that I don't see in other schools that keep the kids excited. Parent involvement is key in this school. If you are a busy family, and may not be the school for you. I like the multiage aspect of it. It teaches the them to deal with kids of all ages. That will benefit them in adulthood!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2004
Excellent multi-age program! It's like sending your child to a private school, but it's really a public school. Wonderful learning environment! My child is very much excellerated academically as a result of the program and cirriculum.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2004
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Discovery Elementary School
301 2nd Ave NE, Buffalo, MN  55313
(763) 682-8400
Last modified Discovery Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Discovery Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top