Discovery Elementary School



Discovery Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 88
1 110
2 84
3 93
4 78
5 100
6 111
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palm Bay, FL in the Brevard School District. It enrolls 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary School is the 820th largest public school in Florida and the 8,161st largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,161st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 820th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 464th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 519th out of 2,205

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Discovery Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 361
(52%)
20,724
(52%)
 Female 328
(48%)
19,012
(48%)

Discovery Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 318
(46%)
24,458
(62%)
 Black 162
(24%)
6,260
(16%)
 Hispanic 145
(21%)
5,240
(13%)
 Two or More 51
(7%)
2,837
(7%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
801
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
98
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
42
(0%)

Discovery Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 420
(61%)
18,861
(47%)
 Not Eligible 209
(30%)
18,691
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(9%)
2,184
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Discovery Elementary School is ranked 678th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 967
2006 880
2007 937
2008 902
2009 854
2010 719
2011 744
2012 689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 13.1
2007 13.4
2008 12.6
2009 13.1
2010 13.1
2011 13.8
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50568769389866
2006 0.59204545454545
2007 0.59978655282818
2008 0.62971175166297
2009 0.70257611241218
2010 0.65646731571627
2011 0.7002688172043
2012 0.6966618287373

Compare Discovery Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 69.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 689 12.8:1  
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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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