Discovery Elementary School



Discovery Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 53
1 63
2 70
3 55
4 68
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Grand Forks, ND in the Grand Forks 1 School District. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary School is the 47th largest public school in North Dakota and the 34,222nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.54

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Discovery Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 196
(52%)
2,723
(53%)
 Female 183
(48%)
2,451
(47%)

Discovery Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(90%)
3,858
(75%)
 Black 13
(3%)
429
(8%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
193
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
291
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
334
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
39
(1%)

Discovery Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 336
(89%)
3,218
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
1,572
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
384
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Discovery Elementary School is ranked 152nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.3%) is significantly 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.

Compare Discovery Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
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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