DISCOVERY WOODS WILL START 2 HRS LATE ON THURS. DEC. 5TH DUE TO SNOWY CONDITIONS. CLASSES BEGIN AT 10:30AM.
Discovery Woods Montessori is a public charter school
Discovery Woods is a tuition-free public school using the individualized education model called Montessori. The school is located in Brainerd, MN near the Northland Arboretum.
Learn how Montessori differs from conventional education
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Hours of Operation
Office hours are 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Class hours are 8:30 am to 2:40 pm
Before and after school care is offered from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm
(218) 828- 8200
Discovery Woods Montessori School
810 NW 7th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Between the VA Clinic and the Northland Arboretum Click here for map.
School District Number 4198
Discovery Woods has been assigned the school district number 4198 by the MN Deptartment of Education. The school is considered an independent public school district run by its own school board.
Student application forms are available on the enrollment link.
Discovery Woods is a tuition-free public charter school. It is open to any and all students, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, or disability.
Discovery Woods is authorized by the Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW).
Discovery Woods Montessori School is dedicated to educational excellence, environmental stewardship and personal growth. Our graduates will have the foundation to be lifelong learners and responsible leaders.
To provide Brainerd Lakes Area families a choice for high quality elementary education based on Montessori philosophy with an environmental focus.
Discovery Woods Montessori is proud to have Audubon Center of the North Woods in Sandstone, Minnesota as its Authorizer and share in its mission: “To instill a connection and commitment to the environment in people of all communities through experiential learning.” Our School’s Liaison and the Charter School Lead Coordinator is David Greenberg. He can be reached at greenberg