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​​North Dayton School of Discovery is a free public charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grade. Our exceptional education means seats are filling fast, so apply today​!

Why North Dayton School of Discovery?

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, North Dayton School of Discovery is a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, make expectations clear, and provide a safe and emotionally secure learning environment. In addition, we focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

"I like the personalized attention that my child is receiving. There has been a team effort so to speak to help her achieve her academic and behavioral goals." - North Dayton School of Discovery Parent
Top Reasons Parents Send Their Children To Our School: *
1 School safety is a top priority.
2 Children receive individual attention and instruction.
3 The curriculum provides moral focus as well as academics.
* Based on actual 2013 surveys administered to parents of kids who were returning to North Dayton School of Discovery

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Act now to receive a free soft drink with your next pizza order (50 coupons available for this offer) and to learn more about the best K-8 education in the area provided by the North Dayton School of Discovery. Attend our upcoming events including Popsicles on the Playground on Tuesday, July 29 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. and our Exotic Petting Zoo at our Family Fun Night on Thursday, August 7th from 5-8 p.m. We hope to see you there.

NDSD Hosts "Popsicles on the Playground" for all new K-8 Students and their Families
Jul 29, 2014 12:00PM - 2:00PM@North Dayton School of Discovery

Enjoy some old style, free ice cream and popsicles on a nice, warm day while you learn about one of the very best K-8 schools in the area.

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