Discovery School



Discovery School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 88
2 69
3 74
4 84
5 76
6 84
7 80
8 98
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Glendale Elementary School District. It enrolls 739 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery School is the 251st largest public school in Arizona and the 6,040th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 739
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,040th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 251st out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 224th out of 948

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Discovery School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 381
(52%)
6,909
(51%)
 Female 358
(48%)
6,542
(49%)

Discovery School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 511
(69%)
9,694
(72%)
 White 110
(15%)
1,765
(13%)
 Black 71
(10%)
1,202
(9%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
350
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
179
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
242
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Discovery School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 547
(74%)
11,071
(82%)
 Not Eligible 120
(16%)
1,480
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(10%)
900
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Discovery School is ranked 106th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Discovery School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 842
2006 869
2007 828
2008 747
2009 685
2010 688
2011 710
2012 739

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 21.8
2007 19.3
2008 18.2
2009 18.5
2010 19.1
2011 18.2
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85035629453682
2006 0.69044879171461
2007 0.70410628019324
2008 0.7764390896921
2009 0.81605839416058
2010 0.79941860465116
2011 0.8169014084507
2012 0.83761840324763

Compare Discovery School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 83.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Discovery School
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Public KG - 08 739 19.2:1  
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Public PK - 06 781 17.2:1 2 miles
Challenger Middle School
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Public 04 - 08 666 18.5:1 2 miles
Desert Spirit
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Public PK - 08 845 19.2:1 2 miles
Sunset Vista
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Public KG - 08 886 19.5:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 175 11:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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