Discovery School serves children from three years through 6th grade. Discovery School is now enrolling students for the 2005-2006 school year. Informational tours are scheduled weekly on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. For an appointment or pre-enrollment conference call 509-838-0606


Call the School for an Informational Tour for 2006-2007 School Year Enrollment


Open House
February 2, 2006, 9am -3 pm
February 26, 2006, 12 noon-2 pm
March 21, 2006, 9am - 3 pm

Early Discovery Center (PreKindergarten and Kindergarten) Visitation and Assessment Days for 2006-2007 School Year will be:

Saturday, February 4, 2006, 9-11 am
Saturday, February 25, 2006, 9-11 am

If you are interestesd in enrolling your child in our PreKindergarten or Kindergarten program, your child needs to participate in one of the above Visitation and Assessment mornings! Please call in advance to sign up. (509-838-0606). Parents are asked to remain on campus during their child's PreKindergarten or Kindergarten visit for a school tour/information session.


Open Enrollment for current families begins: March 1, 2006
Open Enrollment for new families begins: March 8, 2006

Grades 1-6

Students enrolling for Grades 1-6 visit for one full-day during regular school hours. Please call to schedule a visit for potential students.

Classroom Activities
Habitat Studies
Class Trips
Foreign Language
Class Meetings
for Students
for Teachers

for Parents

Admissions Procedure: EDC - 6th grade

  • 1. Information packet sent to parent
  • 2. School tour: Tuesdays at 9:00 am
    • Please contact the school office if this tour time does not work with your schedule
    • Discuss child's needs/learning style/expectations
    • Discuss teaching strategies used
    • Question and answer time
    • Classroom observation by parent
  • 3. Application for Admission is submitted
    • Application form completed by parents
    • Financial aid - if applicable
      • Application for financial aid (Spring - July 31) sent to Tuition Aid Data Services
      • Application for financial aid (August 1 - end of current school year) sent to Bill Moxley, Discovery School Business Office
    • $20.00 Application Fee is enclosed
  • 4. Student visitation, observation and assessment
    • Saturday visit for PreK and K in our Early Discovery Center from 9:00 - 11:00 am.
    • Follow up letter to parents after visit.
    • Full school day visit for grades 1-6 (If requested, the child may visit a second day). Parent conference at the end of the school day unless scheduled otherwise.
    • Is this a good match for the child and the school?
  • 5. References received - Probationary Enrollment is extended to the child
    • Enrollment agreement with deposit returned to Discovery School
    • Note: Financial aid cannot be decided until the enrollment agreement is on file.


Kindergarten and PreKindergarten

  • The Kindergarten class is Full day (8:30 am - 3:10pm) for students 5 years old by September 1.
  • The PreKindergarten class for students who are 4.5 years by September 1, offers a choice of half day or full day sessions. Two half day sessions are available for PreK students: 8:30 am- 12:00 or 12:00 pm- 3:10.
  • Full day EDC students participate in art classes, and library time, in addition to the extended EDC curriculum.
  • Students must be 6 years old by September 1 to enter First Grade.


  • Students must be 3 years old on September 1 and potty trained to enroll.
  • The Preschool class meets 8:30 - 11:30 am. Preschool students choose to attend MWF, or TTH, or 5 days each week.
  • Students can stay for lunch (11:30 - 12:00 am).
  • Extended preschool (12:00 - 3:00) is also offered which includes naptime.
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Revised December 31, 2005