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
6 320
7 325
8 346
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Middle School is a public elementary school located in Fargo, ND in the Fargo 1 School District. It enrolls 991 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 991
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.6

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Discovery Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 510
(51%)
3,842
(48%)
 Male 481
(49%)
4,081
(52%)

Discovery Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 773
(78%)
5,955
(75%)
 Black 127
(13%)
871
(11%)
 Asian 44
(4%)
325
(4%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
313
(4%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
234
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
198
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
27
(0%)

Discovery Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 800
(81%)
5,424
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(17%)
2,080
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
419
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Discovery Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.3%) is lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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 1061
2006 813
2007 836
2008 815
2009 847
2010 836
2011 903
2012 915
2013 931
2014 951
2015 991

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 14.8
2007 13.3
2008 12.7
2009 13.3
2010 13.1
2011 14.3
2012 13.8
2013 13.4
2014 14.1
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18567389255419
2006 0.13530135301353
2007 0.13397129186603
2008 0.18282208588957
2009 0.22904368358914
2010 0.2200956937799
2011 0.20376522702104
2012 0.18907103825137
2013 0.18582169709989
2014 0.17665615141956
2015 0.19273461150353

Compare Discovery Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 991 14.2:1  
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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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