Discovery Elementary School



Discovery Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 133
1 140
2 141
3 156
4 145
5 166
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sunrise, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 893 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary School is the 266th largest public school in Florida and the 2,291st largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 893
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,291st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 266th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,902nd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 468th out of 2,205

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Discovery Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 454
(51%)
95,693
(52%)
 Female 439
(49%)
88,893
(48%)

Discovery Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 523
(59%)
73,516
(40%)
 White 154
(17%)
44,989
(24%)
 Hispanic 131
(15%)
53,843
(29%)
 Asian 43
(5%)
6,342
(3%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
5,156
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
559
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
181
(0%)

Discovery Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 467
(52%)
94,802
(51%)
 Not Eligible 336
(38%)
75,238
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(10%)
14,546
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Discovery Elementary School is ranked 421st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) 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
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 804
2010 848
2011 927
2012 893

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 17.5
2010 17.3
2011 18.5
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009 0.56467661691542
2010 0.61910377358491
2011 0.67206040992449
2012 0.62374020156775

Compare Discovery Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 62.4%
 

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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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