Discovery Elementary School

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730 Applewilde Dr

San Marcos, CA 92078

(760) 290-2077

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

28 Parent Reviews for Discovery Elementary School

I think it's a great school!! Everything is amazing! Exept the P.E teachers. There so strict! And they should give the students a break. There still young!

Posted by a other on 02/07/14

We seriously could not be happier with Discovery Elementary. Our son is in kindergarten there and the teachers are WONDERFUL. Even though his class has 32 students, during the day they break up into 3 different groups (led by the main teacher, another kindergarten teacher and usually a parent volunteer) ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/13

Excellent teachers! Great kids! Wonderful parent involvement! Love it! 2 kids went from kinder to 5th grade. Still have my third child attending. Love! Love! Love!

Posted by a parent on 10/22/12

I have to laugh at the review below stating that they are moving to San Elijo. Does she really think that kids are different 1/2 mile away? God forbid kids sing and dance in kindergarten. Anyhow, I have one child who has gone through Discovery and two who are still there. It is a wonderful school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/11

Everyone we have encountered at the school cares about the children first. They promote a sense of community and do a fantastic job.

Posted by a parent on 10/09/10

This school is good one, not the best but I am satisfied with kindergarden so far .But KOC is something, which really needs to change.When I am picking up my child "teachers" are sitting in one spot, they can't see kids on the other side of the playground. When sth will happen, I will be first to sign, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/10

We moved here last year and are a bit disappointed with the Kindergarten curriculum. The kids do more preschool stuff like dancing and singing, and are not very challenged. The children use inappropriate language for such young kids and are trying to kiss each other at recess. Gross. We are moving our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/10

Discovery Elementary is an amazing elementary school in San Marcos, California. The principal and staff are incredible passionate about what they do every day, and it shows with the increase in test scores over the past year. I feel very fortunate to have both my children enrolled in such an incredible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

The teachers are fantastic. The administration is fantastic. The students who go there love to learn. This is what makes it the greatest school!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

The staff at Discovery is awesome. They truly care about the kids and being successful.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

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Test scores for Discovery Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Discovery Elementary School
San Marcos Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Marcos schools — Discovery Elementary School is located at 730 Applewilde Dr, San Marcos CA 92078. 730 Applewilde Dr is in the 92078 ZIP code in San Marcos, CA The school district for Discovery Elementary School is the San Marcos Unified School District. Discovery Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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