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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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North Dayton's Community Partner FAMILY WORKS presents FREE one-day parenting skills workshop
Dec 13, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM@Stuart Patterson Miami Valley Child Development Center

One of NDSD's favorite community partners, Marriage and Family Works, presents a FREE one-day Workshop entitled "Relationship and Parenting Skills" for all interested mothers, fathers and kinship providers. You will learn skills to reduce anger, stress and conflict; create positive ways to communicate; improve your relationship and parenting skills; and improve your child's behavior. This FREE Program includes breakfast, snacks and catered lunch; a $25 participant incentive card; transportation and incentive assistance; and an Educare Children's Program for ages 3-12, where children learn while parents learn with fun holiday activities, lessons, projects and crafts. Also, a surprise Holiday Visitor will be making an appearance. Call to Pre-Register by Noon on December 8, 2014 at 937-262-7010 or 937-716-7187.


We invite everyone to come out and enjoy the unbelievable talent of our NDSD students as they present the Annual Holiday Musical Celebration under the direction of our extraordinary Music Director Dr. Jordan. Impressed by the talents, excitement and dedication of our exceptional K-8 students, you will leave this unique event with the spirit of the holidays. We hope you will join us for this remarkable event that will, once again, demonstrate what makes the North Dayton School of Discovery one of the best and highest rated K-8 schools in the area. Thank you very much for your support of the NDSD Eagles.

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