Discovery Elementary



Discovery Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary Students by Grade
PK 22
K 79
1 73
2 98
3 106
4 81
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arlington, VA in the Arlington County Public Schools. It enrolls 529 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary is the 596th largest public school in Virginia and the 19,296th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 529
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,296th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 596th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 264th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 399th out of 1,156

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Discovery Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(55%)
9,599
(51%)
 Female 237
(45%)
9,113
(49%)

Discovery Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(77%)
8,887
(47%)
 Two or More 44
(8%)
1,039
(6%)
 Asian 33
(6%)
1,682
(9%)
 Hispanic 32
(6%)
5,116
(27%)
 Black 13
(2%)
1,905
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Discovery Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 511
(97%)
12,934
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
4,696
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
1,082
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Discovery Elementary is ranked 1,130th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.4%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 529 14.2:1  
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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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