Discovery Charter School Phoenix Campus & District Office

School starts Wednesday, August 15th!  Watch your mailbox for more information soon.

Admissions Process

 Thank you for your interest in admissions at Discovery Charter Schools!  We are no longer accepting applications for the current school year, however, you may apply for Fall 2018 by following the instructions below.


Application Process: Open Enrollment December 1, 2017 – February 1, 2018


Thank you for your interest in Discovery Charter Schools. If you wish to apply to our schools, you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Apply online - one application per child, per school. 
    THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE NOT VALID OUTSIDE THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD.  Open Enrollment has ended for Fall 2018, so just submit an online application to be placed on the waiting list behind those that participate in the lottery.  Information Meetings and Open Houses (tours) are over for Fall 2018 admission.
  2. New families will need to attend one Information Meeting and an Open House for each campus applying for. For instance, if applying to both Phoenix and Falcon campuses, you will need to fill out separate applications for each school, attend one Information Meeting, plus attend one Open House at each campus.  
  3. Submit supplemental information as listed in the online application ASAP, but no later than February 1, 2018.
  4. Administration will verify applicant information, including residency and meeting attendance as necessary.
  5. Detailed lottery information will be given to families at least 1 week prior to the Admissions Lottery.
  6. Admission Lottery held for each school, waitlists created and posted to the website.
  7. Offer letters will be sent out as space becomes available.
  8. Parents will accept or decline the offer by following the instructions in the “Offer Letter.”

Please note: Submission of an application does not guarantee enrollment. If there are too many applications for a specific grade level, then enrollment is determined by an Admission Lottery.


If you have further questions, please see the Admissions Frequently Asked Questions.


Admission Lottery:
Lottery attendance is optional and results will be posted to this website within 24 hours of the lottery.

Lottery information is listed on our Lottery Page

Lottery numbers, detailed lottery information and instructions will be distributed to applicants at least one week prior to the Admission Lottery.


For your reference, our lottery preference categories are listed in the Admissions Frequently Asked Questions.