Discovery Elementary School

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7500 Vaquero Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93308

(661) 589-7336

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 908

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Discovery Elementary School

We recently had to relocate, AWAY from Discovery. We miss it, it was a wonderful school experience. My daughter attended 1st-6th grade, and my son just finished kindergarten with Mrs. Horn. They both excelled academically and socially. Kids are taught from day 1 about building strong character, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

We moved to Bakersfield 2 years ago. We found a safe community in the North West. Our kids pertain to Discovery Elementary. Enrolling them was difficult. The first year was very difficult for my kids too. They previously attended schools that were failing. At the end of the year two of my kids were recommended ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/14

I went to this school and it is amazing! They helped me get better in math, science, reading, and history! Everyone and the staff is nice! They have fun trips and activities! The principal is very kind and helps with any dramam problems if there is one. The teachers make learning more fun! Mrs.Gregg ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/02/13

Discovery Elementary School is one of the best schools in the area you could hope to send your kids to. The faculty and staff truly care about their students and making sure they receive the best education they can offer in these formative years. That is what good teaching is all about.

Posted by a other on 09/21/10

They have a strong emphasis on math and science.

Posted by a other on 09/21/10

This school has been amazing in Aiding my niece with shyness and social issues, She just graduated from 6th grade with Honors. We could not be more proud of her.

Posted by a on 06/23/10

My 4 children attend Discovery and have for 2 years academically this school is above average, my children enjoy thier classes and have many friends. My only problem is they seem to have very strict policies on behavior, and not enough positive reinforcement for good behavior. I find that the office ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/05/10

My son and daughter go to Discovery, and they love it. My son just started and he is in kindergarten and three weeks into school he can read 22 words and three books. And my daughter is learning to write in cursive, and she loves it. This is the best school in the County. The Principal knows all the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/09

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this school. The Principal is wonderful and is never in his office because he's out in the classes or walking around the school talking to students. As a parent he always acknowleges me and knows me by name. Wonderful man! This school awards students on many levels from Respect to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/09

I've loved this school ever since I discovered it. I wouldn't have my child any where else. Keep up the great work!

Posted by a parent on 04/21/09

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Test scores for Discovery Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Discovery Elementary School
Fruitvale 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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Bakersfield schools — Discovery Elementary School is located at 7500 Vaquero Ave, Bakersfield CA 93308. 7500 Vaquero Ave is in the 93308 ZIP code in Bakersfield, CA The school district for Discovery Elementary School is the Fruitvale School District. Discovery Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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