Discovery Academy



Discovery Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Academy Students by Grade
PK 120
K 59
1 42
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Academy is a public elementary school located in Hartford, CT in the Capitol Region Education Coun School District. It enrolls 221 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Academy is the 585th largest public school in Connecticut and the 47,012th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.95

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Discovery Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 130
(59%)
2,973
(53%)
 Female 91
(41%)
2,678
(47%)

Discovery Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 68
(31%)
1,795
(32%)
 Hispanic 65
(29%)
1,580
(28%)
 Black 47
(21%)
1,702
(30%)
 Asian 21
(10%)
358
(6%)
 Two or More 19
(9%)
191
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Discovery Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 146
(66%)
3,183
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(26%)
1,961
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(8%)
507
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Discovery Academy is ranked 366th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Compare Discovery Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.9%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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