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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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Stop by and receive the latest information for the best school in the area, the North Dayton School of Discovery (NDSD) at the Shiloh Church Christmas Mouse Crafting Workshop. All crafters will receive free gits and refreshments. For more information on securing one of the few seats still available in grades K-8 at NDSD please call our Student Recruitment Specialist (SRS) Jim Pierce at 219-3471. Thank you very much.


Stop by our free gift, refreshment and information table at this fun event to secure one of the few remaining seats available at the highest rated K-8 school in our area - North Dayton earned a 133 percent academic growth rate according to the Ohio Department of Education. For more information please contact our Student Recruitment Specialist (SRS) Jim Pierce at or 219-3471. Thank you very much for your interest in a private school education without any of the private school costs.

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