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Discovery Academy

Discovery Academy
STEM
Grades PK3 to 5
176 Cumberland Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Discovery Academy

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Late Application Information

We have limited availability, but there’s still time to apply! Seats may become available at the following grade(s) for the 2021-22 school year.

Available Grade(s): PK3, PK4, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Student registration is one of the last steps of the placement process. If you received a placement offer and accepted a seat at this school for the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year (beginning August 2021) please contact Stephanie Lane at the school directly at (860) 296-2090 or slane@crec.org for your registration deadline and instructions on next steps.

School Overview

Discovery Academy challenges students with high-quality, hands-on experiences to engage, explore, and develop a deep understanding of the world around them. Weekly, students attend a unique Design Lab class specializing in coding, robotics, and engineering. On-site, students take advantage of the school’s nature trails, planting beds, and rooftop garden areas bringing learning to life. Working with community partners, students engage in additional science experiences and field studies that further enhance the school’s theme. Students become strong problem-solvers equipped with the skills necessary to propel the world forward.

School Report Card – the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has prepared this report, which includes information about student enrollment, student achievement, student and teacher diversity, and much more.

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  • Weekly Design Lab class specializing in coding, robotics, and the engineering design process 
  • Hands-on learning experiences that challenge students’ creativity and thinking 
  • Connects students with the Invention Convention, UConn Engineering Ambassadors, and specialists 
  • Offers rooftop and Pre-K gardens, butterfly garden and Bioswale
  • Three-time Magnet Schools of America Merit School of Distinction 
  • State finalists in CT Invention Convention 
  • Top CREC and CT writing awards for multiple years 
  • STEM Achievement Award 
  • Human Rights CEA Award 
  • Excellence in Elementary School Science Teaching Award

Sports, Clubs & Activities

STEM Night
Literacy Night
Student/staff basketball
Invention Convention
Career day
Taste of Discovery
Outdoor education
Integrated STEM Curriculum

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New! RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Check out the new RSCO Family Guide to School Choice in the Greater Harford Region for grades Pre-K to 12.

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