Discovery Charter School

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303 Washington St

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 623-0222

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Grades: 4 - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 85

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Discovery Charter School

This school is actually one of the fewest schools in Newark not affiliated with the so controversial One Newark plan and I applaud Discovery leadership for not joining. The standards here is very high and is partly based on the Montessori theory of education. since I transferred my two kids in this school, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/14

Do not put your child in this school. It will sadden their spirit and they will begin to dislike school. Tremendous work over-load..=(. The class work and home work they give these students is ridicules. There is no time for family time or even for self. My child has stayed up 1 to 2 in the morning doing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/14

My child has never attended this school, but I did apply and from the attitude of the Principle, it changed my mind. When I went to fill out an application and the Principle did was not have the attitude of greeting a Parent in a mannersome way. All I was told by the Principle after she looked at the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/21/12

Ms Hall and Ms Wielande do an outstanding job with the newark children in this charter school. My son had an attention deficet disorder and it was hard for him to stay focused. They work with him and gave him the tools and assistance to succeed. This school has a very unconventional set up but it works ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/11

My daughter absolutely hated this school when she first started. She complained that it was too much work and not enough play. I told her 2 try it 4 a year and then we would discuss it. I tell u truth, as of today, there is no other school she rather be. She is learning ALOT and she is enjoying what ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/09

This school has a very unconventional set up. There are no definite class rooms and some students are secluded and enclosed in makeshift cells with a small desk behind a room divider. I recommend parents thinking about sending their child here to make sure they find out everything about how this school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/30/09

I've attended this school , when i was attending this dchool i felt like i was being put through hell. The homework amount is very large. But it was worth it now. I attend a private high school , thanks to Mrs. Weiland and all of the teachers.

Posted by a other on 09/23/09

discovery charter is a great school. very up close and personal guidance and education.

Posted by a parent on 10/19/05

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Test scores for Discovery Charter School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Discovery Charter School
Discovery Charter School
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Newark schools — Discovery Charter School is located at 303 Washington St, Newark NJ 07102. 303 Washington St is in the 07102 ZIP code in Newark, NJ The school district for Discovery Charter School is the Discovery Charter School. Discovery Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels 4 - 8.
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