Discovery Charter



Discovery Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 115
1 115
2 92
3 106
4 144
5 115
6 116
7 51
8 51
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Charter is a public elementary school located in Chula Vista, CA in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. It enrolls 905 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Charter is the 377th largest public school in California and the 2,309th largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 905
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,309th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 377th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,404th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 346th out of 6,257

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Discovery Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 473
(52%)
15,410
(51%)
 Female 432
(48%)
14,805
(49%)

Discovery Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 578
(64%)
21,146
(70%)
 Asian 135
(15%)
3,459
(11%)
 White 112
(12%)
3,388
(11%)
 Two or More 44
(5%)
990
(3%)
 Black 34
(4%)
1,056
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
133
(0%)

Discovery Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 632
(70%)
14,688
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(20%)
12,032
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(10%)
3,495
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Discovery Charter is ranked 3,302nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 748
2006 732
2007 751
2008 766
2009 742
2010 784
2011 820
2012 853
2013 844
2014 889
2015 905

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.6
2007 15.6
2008 16.7
2009 16.5
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 21.3
2013 23.8
2014 23.1
2015 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16844919786096
2006 0.17622950819672
2007 0.20772303595206
2008 0.16971279373368
2009 0.21024258760108
2010 0.22321428571429
2011 0.35243902439024
2012 0.29777256740914
2013 0.27488151658768
2014 0.31721034870641
2015 0.30165745856354

Compare Discovery Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Charter
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 08 905 24.5:1  
Chula Vista Hills Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 534 25.4:1 1 miles
Bonita Country Day School
Chula Vista, CA
Private PK - 06 94 8:1 1 miles
Casillas (joseph) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 488 21.2:1 1 miles
Mcmillin (corky) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 846 25.6:1 2 miles
Allen (ella B.) Elementary
Bonita, CA
Public KG - 06 401 23.6:1 2 miles
Montessori American School
Chula Vista, CA
Private PK - KG 91 1:1 2 miles
Clear View
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 507 22:1 2 miles
Montessori Hills Academy
Chula Vista, CA
Private PK - TK 144 6:1 2 miles
Tiffany (burton C.) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 561 24.4:1 2 miles
Hedenkamp (anne and William) Elementary
Chula Vista, CA
Public KG - 06 1,083 24.6:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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