Thank you for your interest in admissions at Discovery Charter Schools!
Enrollment is currently closed for the current school year at the Phoenix Campus (Teale Ave.); Falcon Campus (Sunset Glen) still has openings for the current school year.
Fall 2020 Applications will be available December 9, 2019
Fall 2020 Open Enrollment is December 9, 2019 – February 28, 2020
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:
Please note: Submission of 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.
Lottery attendance is optional and results will be posted to this website within 24 hours of the lottery.
Fall 2020 Lottery for Enrollment will be March 18, 2020
8:00 a.m. Phoenix Campus Lottery
Discovery Phoenix Campus
4021 Teale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95117
2:00 p.m. Falcon Campus and Homeschool Program Lottery
Discovery Falcon Campus
762 Sunset Glen Drive
San Jose, CA 95123
Lottery numbers and 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.
Charter School Complaint Notice California Education Code Requirements
California Education Code (EC) Section 47605(d)(4) (https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/ codes_displaySection.xhtml?sectionNum=47605&lawCode=EDC) states the following:
A charter school shall not discourage a pupil from enrolling or seeking to enroll in a charter school for any reason, including, but not limited to, academic performance of the pupil or because the pupil exhibits any of the following characteristics:
Economically disadvantaged (determined by eligibility for any free or reduced-price meal
Neglected or delinquent
Pupils with disabilities
A charter school shall not request a pupil's records or require the parent, guardian, or pupil to submit the pupil's records to the charter school before enrollment.
A charter school shall not encourage a pupil currently attending the charter school to disenroll from the charter school or transfer to another school for any reason (except for suspension or expulsion).
This notice shall be posted on a charter school's Internet website and a charter school will provide copies of this notice (1) when a parent, guardian, or pupil inquires about enrollment; (2) before conducting an enrollment lottery, and (3) before disenrollment of a pupil.
In order to submit a complaint, complete the Charter School Complaint Form and submit the form to the charter school authorizer, electronically or in hard copy, to the following location:
Santa Clara County Office of Education
1290 Ridder Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95131