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Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy has seats open for this 2023-24 School Year!

Date: August 25th, 2023
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Contact: Heather Harper or (504) 289-0499



Discovery Schools one of top performing open enrollment charter school networks in state

Enroll Now! Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy has PK through 4th grade seats for 2023-24 School Year

This is a high-demand, award-winning public school network open to all families

Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, 17225 S. Harrells Ferry Rd, is part of the high-demand, award-winning Discovery Schools public charter school network in partnership with Ochsner Health and seeking new students in grades Pre-K through 4th, announced Founding CEO Patty Glaser. 

All Louisiana residents are eligible to apply. To begin a new student registration, you must submit anapplication online

“We are so excited to share our successful Discovery Schools network with Baton Rouge area students,” said CEO Glaser. “Discovery Schools provide students with high-quality health science integrated education that empowers them to make healthy and sustainable choices for themselves and their environment.  These seats will go fast, so apply soon!”

In addition to a robust academic program, the school offers bus service and after school programs to families. As required by State law, all children registering for Pre-Kindergarten must be four years old on or before September 30, 2023. All children registering for Kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 30, 2023. 

Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery is operated by Discovery Schools charter management organization with three schools in Louisiana and serving over 3,000 students. Dr. John Ochsner Discovery is ranked as the highest performing open enrollment school in Jefferson Parish. Kenner Discovery is ranked third. Discovery Schools are open-enrollment, tuition-free public charter schools serving diverse learners through a strong academic program, health sciences integration, and a robust athletic program.

Please see the website for dates and details. To learn more about Discovery Schools please


Founded in 2013 in Jefferson Parish, Discovery Schools has since grown into a high-demand, award-winning public charter school network overseeing three schools: Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, Dr. John Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery. Discovery Schools are open-enrollment public charter schools educating over 3,000 students in Louisiana. Discovery’s goal is to provide students with a high-quality health science integrated education within a strong school culture, that empowers them to make healthy and sustainable choices for themselves and their environment. The mission of Discovery Health Sciences Academies is to provide a rigorous learning environment where students achieve academically, develop intellectual curiosity, and practice environmental responsibility while exploring health and science topics and careers.

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