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
6 292
7 291
8 294
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Middle School is a public elementary school located in Granger, IN in the Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation. It enrolls 877 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 877
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Discovery Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 459
(52%)
3,612
(51%)
 Female 418
(48%)
3,408
(49%)

Discovery Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 731
(83%)
5,644
(80%)
 Asian 72
(8%)
391
(6%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
278
(4%)
 Hispanic 22
(3%)
307
(4%)
 Black 20
(2%)
348
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
44
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Discovery Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 766
(87%)
4,868
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 77
(9%)
1,698
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
454
(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 (12.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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 830
2006 814
2007 840
2008 848
2009 849
2010 872
2011 861
2012 877

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 N/A
2007 23.3
2008 22.9
2009 23.6
2010 25.4
2011 21.3
2012 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.048192771084337
2006 0.044226044226044
2007 0.058333333333333
2008 0.067216981132075
2009 0.093050647820966
2010 0.10206422018349
2011 0.11265969802555
2012 0.12656784492588

Compare Discovery Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.7%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Middle School
Granger, IN
Public 06 - 08 877 23.1:1  
Horizon Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 567 21:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 303 18:1 1 miles
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Mary Frank Harris Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 362 21.3:1 4 miles
Northpoint Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 567 21:1 4 miles
Woodland Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 605 26.3:1 4 miles
Edwardsburg Intermediate School
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Public 04 - 05 422 22.1:1 5 miles
St Pius X Catholic School
Granger, IN
Private KG - 08 526 22:1 5 miles
Edwardsburg Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 662 22.9:1 5 miles
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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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