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Discovery and Learning Academy (PreK-4)

Discovery and Learning Academy (PreK-4)
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Discovery and Learning Academy accelerates student growth and is grounded in social and emotional support relevant to the many cultures of our students. Students engage in integrated science, math and literacy lessons, as well as music, art and physical education. Onsite and offsite field trips enhance student learning. Caring, committed teachers ensure a well-rounded educational experience for all students with access to technology resources to support learning. Students in grades PreK-4 are eligible to participate.
Discovery and Learning Academy is held Monday through Thursday from June 21 to July 29 at several community schools across Minneapolis:
  • Bancroft Community School (3829 13th Ave. S.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Barton Community School (4237 Colfax Ave. S.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Emerson Dual Language Magnet (120 W. 15th St.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Spanish immersion program)
  • Loring Community School (2600 44th Ave. N.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Lucy Laney Community School (3333 Penn Ave. N.), 9:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
  • Nellie Stone Johnson Community School (807 27th Ave. N.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Pillsbury Community School (2250 Garfield St. N.E.), 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Webster Community School (425 5th St. N.E.), 9:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. (Spanish immersion program)

Find your Discovery and Learning Academy location:

Student’s current school: Discovery and Learning Academy:
Anishinabe, Bancroft, Dowling, Folwell, Hiawatha, Howe, Lake Nokomis Keewaydin, Lake Nokomis Wenonah, Northrop, Pratt, Seward, Sullivan Bancroft
Armatage, Barton, Burroughs, Hale, Jefferson, Kenny, Kenwood, Lake Harriet Upper, Lake Harriet Lower, Lyndale, Whitter  Barton
Andersen, Emerson, Green, Windom  Emerson
Cityview, Jenny Lind, Loring  Loring
Lucy Laney  Lucy Laney
Bethune, Bryn Mawr, Hall, Hmong International, Nellie Stone Johnson  Nellie Stone Johnson
Pillsbury  Pillsbury
Marcy, Sheridan, Waite Park, Webster  Webster
Charter or private (non-MPS) school Any of the above locations based on home address.