Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) high school with a focus on career and college readiness. Nesbitt Discovery Academy provides a challenging curriculum focused on preparing students for real world problem-solving, developing talent in STEM fields, and leading to industry credentialing and post-secondary credit acquisition. This newly designed twenty-first century public high school serves students from all six attendance districts and provides students an innovative experience preparing them for college and careers in STEM-related disciplines. Nesbitt Discovery Academy is supported by local business, industry, post-secondary, and community partners. The student-centered curriculum uses a project-based approach. We replicate an innovative, high-tech, research environment merging educational practices with business principles to provide a STEM-themed model school within the western region of North Carolina. Nesbitt Discovery Academy is a learning lab where students in their freshman year will begin earning college credit.
175 Bingham Rd, STE 10
Asheville, NC 28806
Learn more about the Martin L. Nesbitt Discovery Academy in this feature honoring our 2019 school and At-Large District Teacher of the Year, Mr. Paul Irvin: