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Discovery Charter School II

Updated May 2, 2016
762 Sunset Glen Dr. - San Jose CA - 95123
Type of autonomy arrangement: leadership goodwill
Basic Profile

Opened In

2013

Grades

TK-7th

Environment

Suburban

Type

Chartered
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Facto
Teachers have de facto authority with a "shared leadership" proposal approved by the executive director of the school.

About the Learning Program

Discovery Charter Schools' educational program is developmental, hands-on, student-centered, and theme-based to accommodate individual learning styles and achievement levels.

Teacher-directed parent participation in the classrooms on a regular basis is a key component to the success of a program based on small group developmental instruction.