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2a Liberty
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
About The Discovery Preparatory School...

Applying

Application Deadline
February 28
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$22,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
$6,850
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The Discovery Prep School is buzzing with Expeditions, Quest Projects and our upcoming the upcoming winter musical. Our thriving students are being challenged in an environment that supports and unfolds the whole child. Peers and Teachers are alive with the feeling of camaraderie, school spirit and purpose.

The Discovery Prep School, located in Aliso Viejo, an independent school for grades six through twelve, is a compassionate and high-impact, college-preparatory school whose Quest-based Curriculum fosters creativity, collaboration, curiosity, and joy. Our future-forward curriculum is delivered in a blended, socratic, environment that emphasizes mastery. We strive to provide a contemporary and personalized academic experience at the heart at which lies student interest, passion and relationships.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
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Quest-based Learning: Projects and Mentorships

Quest-based Learning Experiences are divided into two Expeditions and six Quests on which we build our school calendar. These experiences offer valuable opportunities to practice Discovery Prep’s philosophy of resourcefulness, entrepreneurship, compassion, and services to others. Quests offer all students the opportunity to sink their teeth int0 an area of personal interest and inquiry.

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responses
  • Quest Presentations, Performances and MMA
    67%
  • Plays
    33%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
25
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 3 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 3 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
33%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$112,689
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,258
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$632,900
National
$217,500

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