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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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Please stop by the NDSD information table for free candy and treats at the Shiloh Church "Trunk-N-Treats" Free Family Fun Night any time between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. in the Church parking lot at Main Street and Philadelphia Drive. It will be great fun for everyone and we hope to see you there.

Visit NDSD at The MET Center's Open House
Oct 29, 2014 4:00PM - 7:00PM@Marilyn E. Thomas CDC Center

Stop by and visit the North Dayton School of Discovery (NDSD) free refreshment and information table during the Open House at The MET Center to pick up your free school backpack, pencils, frisbees and other goodies while you learn about one of the highest rated K-8 schools in the area according to the Ohio Department of Education. We hope to see you there any time between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. For more information please contact our Student Recruitment Specialist Jim Pierce any time at 219-3471 or

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