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301 2nd Ave Ne

Buffalo, MN 55313

(763) 682-8400

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 266

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Discovery Elementary School

I've had 2 children attend Discovery Elementary. My daughter was able to attend after going to another area school from K thru 3rd grades. She was struggling in that school, dreaded going, and we were not happy with teachers or the administration. In her 1st year at Discovery, our daughter's grades went ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/12

If you want a school that helps your kids feel like they are an important part of a community, then this is the school for them! Love the opportunity for my kids to go to Discovery!!

Posted by a parent on 12/13/09

My husband and I were thrilled to have our children have the chance to attend Discovery Elem. Our daughter went 3 years to another elem. in town, and when our son got chosen in the lottery we couldn't have been happier. Our daughter is now in middle school and our son in his 4th year at Discovery. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/19/08

Have now have two children attending Discovery, and I am very pleased with the attention and dedication of the educators. My children love their school and the multi-age program is more than I expected! There is a lot of parent involvement, so if you are a working parent you may find it difficult to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/07

Currently two of my children attend this school. Our experience comes with mixed feelings. It has a pretty fast paced cirriculum, so if your child can keep up they will do well. Unfortunatley, if your child needs a little more time, and drags their feet a bit, they will most likely fall behind and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/06

Excellent multi-age program! It's like sending your child to a private school, but it's really a public school. Wonderful learning environment! My child is very much excellerated academically as a result of the program and cirriculum.

Posted by a parent on 05/20/04

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Test scores for Discovery Elementary School

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Discovery Elementary School
Buffalo Independent School District 877
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Buffalo schools — Discovery Elementary School is located at 301 2nd Ave Ne, Buffalo MN 55313. 301 2nd Ave Ne is in the 55313 ZIP code in Buffalo, MN The school district for Discovery Elementary School is the Buffalo Independent School District 877. Discovery Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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