Discovery School



Discovery School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 50
1 85
2 59
3 64
4 71
5 74
6 56
7 57
8 57
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery School is a public elementary school located in Buffalo, NY in the Buffalo City School District. It enrolls 626 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery School is the 648th largest public school in New York and the 11,989th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 626
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,989th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 648th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,491st out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,152nd out of 2,753

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Discovery School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 331
(53%)
13,271
(50%)
 Male 295
(47%)
13,281
(50%)

Discovery School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 414
(66%)
5,382
(20%)
 Black 101
(16%)
12,605
(47%)
 Hispanic 65
(10%)
5,056
(19%)
 Two or More 34
(5%)
1,079
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
2,211
(8%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
219
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Discovery School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 393
(63%)
8,346
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(37%)
18,197
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Discovery School is ranked 1,152nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.2%) is lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 506
2007 554
2008 543
2009 559
2010 578
2011 567
2012 585
2013 606
2014 614
2015 626

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.3
2007 16.8
2008 14.7
2009 14
2010 14.2
2011 15
2012 15.1
2013 16
2014 16.6
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57462686567164
2006 0.42094861660079
2007 0.39350180505415
2008 0.41620626151013
2009 0.44901610017889
2010 0.41695501730104
2011 0.38271604938272
2012 0.40512820512821
2013 0.37128712871287
2014 0.12540716612378
2015 0.37220447284345

Compare Discovery School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.2%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 626 17:1  
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