Discovery Charter



Discovery Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 142
2 112
3 114
4 111
5 116
6 104
7 25
8 23
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Charter is a public elementary school located in Chula Vista, CA in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. It enrolls 853 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Charter is the 544th largest public school in California and the 2,939th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 853
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,939th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 544th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,395th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 212th out of 6,159

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Discovery Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 439
(51%)
14,464
(51%)
 Female 414
(49%)
14,060
(49%)

Discovery Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 539
(63%)
19,182
(67%)
 Asian 154
(18%)
3,684
(13%)
 White 117
(14%)
3,994
(14%)
 Black 38
(4%)
1,198
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
197
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
182
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Discovery Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 599
(70%)
14,582
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(20%)
10,776
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(10%)
3,166
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Discovery Charter is ranked 3,264th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.8%) is lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 748
2006 732
2007 751
2008 766
2009 742
2010 784
2011 820
2012 853

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.6
2007 15.6
2008 16.7
2009 16.5
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16844919786096
2006 0.17622950819672
2007 0.20772303595206
2008 0.16971279373368
2009 0.21024258760108
2010 0.22321428571429
2011 0.35243902439024
2012 0.29777256740914

Compare Discovery Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Charter
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 08 853 21.3:1  
Chula Vista Hills Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 558 22.3:1 1 miles
Bonita Country Day School
Chula Vista, CA
Private PK - 03 88 9:1 1 miles
Casillas (joseph) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 576 19.9:1 1 miles
Mcmillin (corky) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 870 22.3:1 2 miles
Allen (ella B.) Elementary
Bonita, CA
Public KG - 06 412 17.9:1 2 miles
Hedenkamp (anne and William) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 1,044 24.9:1 2 miles
Montessori Hills Academy
Chula Vista, CA
Private PK - KG 99 2:1 2 miles
Clear View
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 524 20.2:1 2 miles
Tiffany (burton C.) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 615 21.2:1 2 miles
Heritage Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 885 22.7:1 2 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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