Welcome to the web home of Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred.  We are a 6-8 public charter school that engages students in an enriched innovative curriculum using various teaching strategies with an emphasis on technology.  

Copyright 2013 Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred.

Important info

Contact info

1000 North Buena

Vista Drive

Lake Alfred, FL 33850

P: 863.295.5955

F: 863.295.5978

Office Hours:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Parent Contact:

Email Mark Whitehead








View Grades online

If you would like to view your child’s grades and attendance online, download our Parent Portal Viewer application and submit it to your child’s advisory teacher.  An email will be sent to you containing a username and password to access that information online.  If you have any questions, please contact Darryl Jemison at

Parent Contact

Attention Parents! Mr. Mark Whitehead is Discovery Academy’s designated parent contact person should you have questions, concerns, or need assistance resolving any issues pertaining to school operations. You may contact Mr. Whitehead at 863-295-5955 or email him at

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Security at Discovery Academy

Please know that the administration and staff of Discovery Academy take our charge to keep your children safe very seriously.  To see information detailing procedures we take here at Discovery Academy can be read HERE.

Download the Discovery Academy IOS App

2014-15 Supply lists available here

Interested in attending  DALA for the 2014-2015 school year?

Click here to apply

Dala’s Closet

DALA’s closet will be open every first and third Thursday from 2 - 4 pm for your uniform shopping.  Stop by and see our “gently used uniforms.”   We are located near the cafeteria on the parking lot side of the school.

New Hours for 2014-2015 School Year

We would like to inform you of an important change in our school hours for next school year.  Our new school hours for students will be 7:52 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  With this change, no student should be on campus before 7:25 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m.

New School Year Information

Dala's Closet will be open on the August 21st.

On the 21st, the hours will be from 2pm-4pm.