Discovery Elementary



Discovery Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Elementary Students by Grade
PK 23
K 166
1 131
2 128
3 155
4 137
5 130
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ashburn, VA in the Loudoun County Public Schools. It enrolls 870 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Elementary is the 66th largest public school in Virginia and the 2,859th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 870
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,859th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 66th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 581st out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 60th out of 1,156

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Discovery Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 457
(53%)
31,391
(51%)
 Female 413
(47%)
29,905
(49%)

Discovery Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(37%)
31,266
(51%)
 Asian 313
(36%)
12,340
(20%)
 Hispanic 115
(13%)
10,076
(16%)
 Black 80
(9%)
3,993
(7%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
3,259
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
305
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
57
(0%)

Discovery Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 727
(84%)
50,672
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(11%)
8,292
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
2,332
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Discovery Elementary is ranked 798th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.4%) 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.

Discovery Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 N/A
2013 720
2014 783
2015 870

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 N/A
2013 21.6
2014 19.6
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012
2013 0.15833333333333
2014 0.1507024265645
2015 0.16436781609195

Compare Discovery Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.4%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Elementary
Ashburn, VA
Public PK - 05 870 16:1  
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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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