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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​!

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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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Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Hot Jazz and Free Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Aug 04, 2015 5:30PM - 7:30PMat North Dayton School of Discovery

Bring your K-8 grade students and the entire family will get in free to the event of the summer at the outstanding North Dayton School of Discovery (NDSD). We will be hosting the extraordinary Idle Hour Ranch and theirAMazing Exotic Petting Zoo for the enjoyment of everyone, young and old. We will also have on site HOT JAZZ for the pleasure of all attendees, while being served the best old fashioned ice cream from the O'Danny Boys Old Fashioned Ice Cream Truck. If you have not yet secured one of the few remaining seats available at NDSD, we can help you one-on-one with the free application and enrollment process, provide you with a tour of our beautiful facilities and all of our latest school information and gifts - including tote bags for mom, backpacks for the students, pencils, moral focus bracelets, coloring books and much more. We look forward to seeing you there. RSVP or just show up to enjoy all of the fun and educational help and assistance.

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Open House for all K-8 Grades and Enrollment Information Meeting (EIM)
Aug 05, 2015 6:00PM - 7:00PMat North Dayton School of Discovery

Free pizza party for all new families who have not yet selected the North Dayton School of Discovery as the No. 1 school for their K-8 student (s). As one of the highest rated schools in the area with an overall average academic growth rate of 133 percent, NDSD invites you to come out and enjoy some great food and cold drinks while you see our beautiful facilities and receive personal assistance with all of your educational needs and interests. We look forward to seeing you and helping you get your student (s) ready for the first day of school. Apply today online or in person at this event. Thank you very much for your interest in the NDSD Eagles.

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