Discovery Canyon Campus School



Discovery Canyon Campus School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Canyon Campus School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 71
1 76
2 80
3 82
4 85
5 109
6 294
7 323
8 322
9 273
10 235
11 218
12 214

Discovery Canyon Campus School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Academy, School District No. 20, in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 2,407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Canyon Campus School is the 3rd largest public school in Colorado and the 37th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 2,407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 3rd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 642nd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1st out of 1,072

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Discovery Canyon Campus School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,261
(52%)
8,329
(51%)
 Female 1,146
(48%)
8,025
(49%)

Discovery Canyon Campus School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,863
(77%)
12,128
(74%)
 Hispanic 259
(11%)
2,032
(12%)
 Two or More 135
(6%)
917
(6%)
 Asian 78
(3%)
651
(4%)
 Black 55
(2%)
490
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(0%)
61
(0%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
75
(0%)

Discovery Canyon Campus School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,227
(93%)
14,031
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(5%)
1,677
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(2%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Discovery Canyon Campus School is ranked 457th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Canyon Campus School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Canyon Campus School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 298
2006 850
2007 1222
2008 1568
2009 1804
2010 2170
2011 2296
2012 2407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.7
2007 16.2
2008 17.2
2009 17.6
2010 17.6
2011 18
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023489932885906
2006 0.031764705882353
2007 0.037643207855974
2008 0.051020408163265
2009 0.052660753880266
2010 0.058986175115207
2011 0.077090592334495
2012 0.074781886165351

Compare Discovery Canyon Campus School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.5%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 12 2,407 18.1:1  
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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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