Denver Discovery School



Denver Discovery School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denver Discovery School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 143
7 110
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denver Discovery School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C. It enrolls 253 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 253
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.4

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Denver Discovery School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(53%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 120
(47%)
35,491
(49%)

Denver Discovery School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(60%)
17,034
(24%)
 Black 49
(19%)
9,275
(13%)
 Hispanic 40
(16%)
40,653
(56%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
2,516
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
2,281
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
162
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
413
(1%)

Denver Discovery School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 173
(68%)
22,641
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(29%)
43,867
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(3%)
5,826
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Denver Discovery School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Compare Denver Discovery School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.6%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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