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 2014 Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred.

Important info

Contact info

1000 North Buena

Vista Drive

Lake Alfred, FL 33850

P: 863.295.5955

F: 863.295.5964

Office Hours:

7:00 am - 4:00 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

Thanksgiving Holiday 24-28 November

Interested in attending  DALA for the 2014-2015 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.

Open Enrollment for 2015-2016 School Year

Applications will be available beginning on January 12th, 2015 at the following locations:  Discovery Academy main office, nearby elementary schools and the Discovery Academy Website.  We will be accepting applications Monday, Jan 12 through Tuesday Jan 27th 2015.  Click HERE for more information.