Discovery Key Elementary School



Discovery Key Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Key Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 134
1 149
2 168
3 147
4 143
5 137
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Key Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Worth, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 879 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Key Elementary School is the 290th largest public school in Florida and the 2,509th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 879
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,509th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 290th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 934th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 235th out of 2,205

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Discovery Key Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 494
(56%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 385
(44%)
61,077
(49%)

Discovery Key Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 541
(62%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 205
(23%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 79
(9%)
36,807
(29%)
 Asian 28
(3%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Discovery Key Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 621
(71%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(25%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(4%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Discovery Key Elementary School is ranked 1,528th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Key Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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 Key Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1284
2006 1092
2007 1076
2008 845
2009 925
2010 958
2011 914
2012 879

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.2
2007 13.8
2008 11.1
2009 14.9
2010 14.3
2011 13.8
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14408099688474
2006 0.17032967032967
2007 0.17843866171004
2008 0.22130177514793
2009 0.27027027027027
2010 0.28705636743215
2011 0.31181619256018
2012 0.29351535836177

Compare Discovery Key Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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