Discovery Elementary School

Discovery Elementary is a public school serving grades K-5 in San Marcos, CA. The school is located to the south of Camp Pendleton. This school is 30-45 minutes away from base.

Great Schools has given this school a 9/10 rating generally, with a 7/10 rating for low income students. In 2014-2015, 65% of students scored proficient or better on state exams in language arts; 61% of students scored proficient or better in math. The community has given this school 4/5 stars. The most recent review is from 2016. While reviews are generally positive, there is concern among parents about the lack of homework and the interest in high test scores, at the expense of individualized attention to students.

What MilFams Say:

This school is outstanding! The teachers are great. The staff makes families and children feel welcome. The school communicates regularly with parents.