Discovery School



Discovery School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 120
2 110
3 100
4 84
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery School is a public elementary school located in Vernal, UT in the Uintah School District. It enrolls 596 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery School is the 267th largest public school in Utah and the 13,555th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,555th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 267th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 391st out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 310th out of 611

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Discovery School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 307
(52%)
2,772
(52%)
 Female 289
(48%)
2,568
(48%)

Discovery School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 531
(89%)
4,342
(81%)
 Hispanic 50
(8%)
386
(7%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
71
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
467
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
34
(1%)

Discovery School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(56%)
3,975
(74%)
 Not Eligible 208
(35%)
752
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
613
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Discovery School is ranked 248th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.0%. 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.

Discovery School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 339
2006 451
2007 476
2008 420
2009 381
2010 506
2011 562
2012 596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 21.5
2007 23.4
2008 21
2009 19.2
2010 23
2011 25.7
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42772861356932
2006 0.99334811529933
2007 0.30042016806723
2008 0.22857142857143
2009 0.54593175853018
2010 0.36166007905138
2011 0.40747330960854
2012 0.6510067114094

Compare Discovery School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 65.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 596 24.3:1  
Naples School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 682 23.1:1 1 miles
Uintah Online School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 08 73 107.4:1 1 miles
Uintah Basin Christian Academy
Vernal, UT
Private PK - 08 125 11:1 2 miles
Ashley School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 765 25.1:1 2 miles
Vernal Middle School
Vernal, UT
Public 06 - 07 977 24:1 2 miles
Uintah Specialized Preschool
Vernal, UT
Public PK - PK 207 103.5:1 2 miles
Maeser School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 698 23.7:1 4 miles
Davis School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 621 23.5:1 5 miles
Lapoint School
La Point, UT
Public PK - 06 265 17.8:1 14 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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