Discovery Middle School



Discovery Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 269
7 298
8 294
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Middle School is a public elementary school located in Orlando, FL in the Orange School District. It enrolls 861 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 861
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 52

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Find Former DMS Alumni

Discovery Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 463
(54%)
66,926
(52%)
 Female 398
(46%)
62,350
(48%)

Discovery Middle School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 419
(49%)
38,706
(30%)
 Hispanic 262
(30%)
45,502
(35%)
 Black 109
(13%)
35,580
(28%)
 Asian 36
(4%)
5,583
(4%)
 Two or More 32
(4%)
3,206
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
293
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
406
(0%)

Discovery Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 493
(57%)
44,297
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(36%)
77,452
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(7%)
7,527
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Discovery Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.7%) is 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1665
2006 1013
2007 972
2008 975
2009 917
2010 960
2011 890
2012 861

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.8
2007 15.7
2008 15.9
2009 16.7
2010 17.1
2011 16.2
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23723723723724
2006 0.25271470878578
2007 0.23353909465021
2008 0.24205128205128
2009 0.29225736095965
2010 0.36145833333333
2011 0.30898876404494
2012 0.4274099883856

Compare Discovery Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Middle School
Orlando, FL
Public 06 - 08 861 16.6:1  
Waterford Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 722 15:1 1 miles
Growing Together Academy
Orlando, FL
Private PK - 02 110 14:1 1 miles
Sunrise Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 472 13.9:1 2 miles
Legacy Middle School
Orlando, FL
Public 06 - 08 840 17.9:1 2 miles
Camelot Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 589 15.9:1 2 miles
Castle Creek Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 771 15.1:1 2 miles
Stone Lakes Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 782 14.8:1 3 miles
Family Christian Academy Orlando
Orlando, FL
Private KG - 06 62 10:1 3 miles
Ucp East Charter
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 04 212 7.1:1 3 miles
Lawton Chiles Elementary
Orlando, FL
Public PK - 05 716 14:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.