Discovery Charter School



Discovery Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 63
2 50
3 67
4 49
5 47
6 39
7 30
8 33
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Charter School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the State-Sponsored Charter Schools. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Charter School is the 291st largest public school in Nevada and the 28,843rd largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,843rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 291st out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 330th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 311th out of 384

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Discovery Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 221
(51%)
12,254
(50%)
 Male 210
(49%)
12,127
(50%)

Discovery Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 260
(60%)
12,494
(51%)
 Hispanic 100
(23%)
5,768
(24%)
 Two or More 32
(7%)
1,790
(7%)
 Black 20
(5%)
2,233
(9%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
1,532
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
394
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
170
(1%)

Discovery Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 392
(91%)
19,669
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(5%)
1,145
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
3,567
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Discovery Charter School is ranked 354th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.6%. 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 Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 191
2012 317
2013 368
2014 429
2015 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.4
2012 18.6
2013 21.6
2014 21.4
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 N/A
2012 0.13564668769716
2013 0.12771739130435
2014 0.13986013986014
2015 0.090487238979118

Compare Discovery Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 

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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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