Discovery Lab School



Discovery Lab School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Lab School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 20
2 24
3 25
4 26
5 29
6 29
7 25
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Lab School is a public elementary school located in Yakima, WA in the Yakima School District. It enrolls 205 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Lab School is the 1,075th largest public school in Washington and the 48,219th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 205
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,219th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 1,075th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 649th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 1,082nd out of 1,263

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Discovery Lab School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 109
(53%)
5,657
(49%)
 Male 96
(47%)
5,826
(51%)

Discovery Lab School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 107
(52%)
9,007
(78%)
 White 81
(40%)
2,009
(17%)
 Two or More 13
(6%)
256
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
90
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Discovery Lab School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(57%)
9,935
(87%)
 Not Eligible 89
(43%)
1,548
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Discovery Lab School is ranked 875th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Lab School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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 Lab School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 198
2006 199
2007 195
2008 211
2009 219
2010 223
2011 217
2012 211
2013 214
2014 203
2015 205

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 18.3
2007 17.3
2008 18.7
2009 19.4
2010 20.3
2011 19.9
2012 19.3
2013 N/A
2014 16.4
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34343434343434
2006 0.34170854271357
2007 0.33846153846154
2008 0.39810426540284
2009 0.39269406392694
2010 0.44843049327354
2011 0.48387096774194
2012 0.53554502369668
2013 0.57943925233645
2014 0.50738916256158
2015 0.56585365853659

Compare Discovery Lab School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.6%
 

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Public 01 - 08 205 17.7:1  
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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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