DES Lottery 2016-17

Wednesday Dec 16, 15

Discovery Elementary is a small school of choice based on the philosophy of multi-age, looping education. The mission at Discovery is to provide community connections and a focus on social, emotional, and intellectual development that gives studens authentic learning opportunities.

Discovery Elementary does not have an attendance area and therefore uses a lottery process for student enrollment. On Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Discovery Principal Mat Nelson will host an informational night in Commons A at Discovery. The presentation will include information about Discovery's curriculum, philosophy, instructional techniques, and an overview of the school. At the end of the presentation there will be an opportunity for parents/guardians to ask questions.

Letters and application forms for Discovery enrollment will be mailed out in the middle of January to all families who are registered with the district as having an eligible for kindergarten next fall. If you do not receive this information about Discovery you may contact the Discovery Elementary office at 763-682-8400.

All applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The lottery drawing will take place Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Commons A at Discovery. Parents are welcome to attend, but is not required.