“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. “

-Nelson Mandella

WELCOME TO DISCOVERY TREE ACADEMY

So rich and intense is this path to knowledge that lifetimes could be devoted to this purpose

We strongly believe the education your children receive influences the people they will become. That is why we have created an environment where creativity, exploration, and positive reinforcement combined with the latest teaching philosophies are our standard. Your children’s talents are every bit as unique as they are themselves, and our experienced teachers foster a stimulating environment where those talents can be discovered and developed.

Infant / Toddler

A celebration of developmental milestones combining the four domains of growth social/emotional language cognitive physical.

Early Beginnings

Here the early foundations of education are learned through real life exploration. This is a crucial time when children develop brain power and acquire skills that allow them to gain independence. Your children will participate in small and large group activities; learn routines, self-regulation practices, and language development. 

Preschool

It is through these fundamental years of accelerated learning, emphasized by our hands on approach. Our children work throughout the day to develop skills in the major learning areas as defined by the core standards. Including English language arts, integrated math skills, science, social and emotional studies, creative arts, and physical health.

Pre-Kindergarten

Your child will receive an advanced education with the emphasis on achieving and surpassing kindergarten state standards.

Before/After School clubs

We provide an opportunity for school age children to expand their knowledge while enjoying three different clubs. Library club, Expressions club (art, dance animation) Nerd club (science and construction. You’re your child will receive help with homework through reinforcing what was taught in school.


WHAT SETS US APART?

We are a child-focused, teacher-facilitated learning center founded
with the belief that children learn best when they are allowed to follow their imagination. We strive to foster an environment where our students are given guidance and encouragement to make their own discoveries about the world around them. This is accomplished through the combining of a progressive curriculum, highly trained teaching staff, and parental support

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