Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School



Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 94
K 47
1 45
2 46
3 48
4 44
5 45
6 44
7 48
8 45
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeport, CT in the Bridgeport School District. It enrolls 506 students in grades 1st through 12th. Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School is the 129th largest public school in Connecticut and the 21,322nd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 506
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.5

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Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(52%)
8,223
(52%)
 Female 245
(48%)
7,485
(48%)

Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 172
(34%)
1,748
(11%)
 Hispanic 150
(30%)
8,031
(51%)
 Black 146
(29%)
5,301
(34%)
 Asian 27
(5%)
410
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
99
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
101
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 506
(100%)
15,427
(98%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
281
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 130
2011 311
2012 457
2013 511
2014 518
2015 506

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 13.5
2011 15.2
2012 15.2
2013 14.9
2014 15.8
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.97692307692308
2011 0.9903536977492
2012 0.99343544857768
2013 0.99412915851272
2014 0.99420849420849
2015 1

Compare Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 506 14.3:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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