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School leader:  Mr John Robinson
301 West 18th Street
Newton, NC 28658

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(828) 466-5581
(828) 466-0063
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" Our school is best know for our students' academic achievements."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus, Drama
  • World languages
    French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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43 reviews

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How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Reviews


Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · September 27, 2016
Bullying really isn't an issue at Discovery due to the strong emphasis on character and "doing the right thing".

Supports LD students: Agree
Submitted by a community member · September 27, 2016
Teachers have been very patient with my son. They are almost always available after hours by email for homework questions.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · September 27, 2016
Homework is done on laptops, useing a lot of Power Point presentations. I feel students have the appropriate amount of homework.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · September 27, 2016
Our community is lucky to have such an awesome school. Teachers teach kids how to think, not what to think. My son has done fantastic his four years there. And Mr. Robinson is commited to the students and improving our education system. You simply... more

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About this school

Discovery offers a college preparatory 9-12 education through a project-based curriculum. It is a 1:1 school where all students are expected to engage in using computers in their learning. It is a small community of students, teachers and staff where everyone gets to know everyone else.

3 / 10

February 13, 2015

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Last modified: September 27, 2016
Last modified Discovery High School at Newton Conover is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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