Discovery School



Discovery School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 118
1 108
2 116
3 120
4 122
5 114
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 698 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery School is the 176th largest public school in Utah and the 8,091st largest nationally.

Total Students: 698
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Discovery School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 367
(53%)
2,798
(50%)
 Male 331
(47%)
2,854
(50%)

Discovery School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 601
(86%)
4,427
(78%)
 Hispanic 64
(9%)
537
(10%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
83
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
544
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Discovery School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 424
(61%)
2,868
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(30%)
2,259
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
525
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 641 ranked schools in Utah, Discovery School is ranked 187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 38.0%. 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
2013 722
2014 735
2015 698

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
2013 27.2
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.32686980609418
2014 0.28163265306122
2015 0.39255014326648

Compare Discovery School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
918.6% 9.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.0%
 
This School 39.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery School
Vernal, UT
Public KG - 05 698 -1:1  
Uintah Basin Christian Academy
Vernal, UT
Private PK - 09 137 13:1 2 miles
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