Academics

Here at Discovery Charter School our first priority is Academics. We strive to provide your child with the highest rigorous instruction while following the Common Core Standards. Today’s students are preparing to enter a world in which colleges and businesses are demanding more than ever before. To ensure all students are ready for success after middle school, the Common Core State Standards establish clear, consistent guidelines for what every student should know and be able to do in Math and English Language Arts from Kindergarten through 8th grade. We look forward to you partnering with us to assure your child is getting the best instruction in school and at home. We are proud to say that we are Keeping Kids First By Any Means Necessary!!

Extended Day Services

The mission of Discovery Charter School is to take learning out of the classroom. Discovery embodies the mission by making sure students are able to experience history reading math and science through other areas and cultures. Parents who allow Discovery Charter School staff the opportunity to educate their children should be prepared to send their children off to new and exciting places. This is a requirement of the DCS charter and part of the academic requirement. Parents are responsible for the cost of these experiences, and must plan ahead to make sure that all students are able to attend.

Athletics

Come experience our championship tradition!Marcus Kelley

DCS Basketball Champions: Boys Philadelphia Charter Middle Grades .

DCS Basketball Champions: Girls Philadelphia Charter Middle Grades .

Our mission is to provide our student athletes the resources that are necessary so that each of them can reach their potential. Our students will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of sports, to experience the lessons of teamwork and sportsmanship, and to develop fundamental skills and game strategies in an engaging and challenging atmosphere. Development and skill progression in Middle School sports are vital to the overall success of our entire athletic program.

Our Board of Directors

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    Joyce Woodson

    Chairwoman

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    Meva Justice

    Board Member (Secretary)

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    Peter Neal

    Board Member

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    Tonia Elmore

    CEO

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    Kenya Bowers

    Board Member

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    Adrianne Bell

    Board Member

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    Kimberly Kelley

    Board Member

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    Phillip Kelton

    Board Member

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    Jabbar Tyler

    Board Member

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    Calvin White

    Board Member

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    Marjorie Oglevie

    Board Member

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    Miller Parker

    Board Ambassador

Board meetings are held at the school at 6:30 p.m. The Board meets on the third Monday of each month excluding the month of July. In cases where the third Monday is a school holiday, the meeting will be held on the second Monday.

Contact Info:

Board Mailing Address:

4700 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131