Discovery Charter School



Discovery Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 22
2 23
3 24
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Charter School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, WI in the Columbus School District. It enrolls 111 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Charter School is the 1,099th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 52,655th largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 111
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,655th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 1,099th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,103rd out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,152nd out of 1,191

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Discovery Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 56
(50%)
486
(53%)
 Female 55
(50%)
424
(47%)

Discovery Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 95
(86%)
794
(87%)
 Hispanic 9
(8%)
52
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(5%)
32
(4%)
 Asian 2
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(1%)

Discovery Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 88
(79%)
629
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(17%)
236
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(4%)
45
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Discovery Charter School is ranked 1,116th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.7%) is lower than the state average of 42.8%. 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 Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 36
2008 58
2009 79
2010 80
2011 85
2012 90
2013 95
2014 89
2015 111

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 18
2008 19.3
2009 19.8
2010 13.3
2011 21.2
2012 22.4
2013 23.8
2014 N/A
2015 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.30555555555556
2008 0.12068965517241
2009 0.15189873417722
2010 0.15
2011 0.15294117647059
2012 0.2
2013 0.15789473684211
2014 0.1685393258427
2015 0.20720720720721

Compare Discovery Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.7%
 
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Charter School
Columbus, WI
Public KG - 03 111 19.9:1  
St Jerome School
Columbus, WI
Private PK - 08 129 10:1 1 miles
Columbus Elementary
Columbus, WI
Public PK - 03 356 14.8:1 1 miles
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School
Columbus, WI
Private PK - 08 91 13:1 1 miles
Columbus Middle School
Columbus, WI
Public 04 - 08 443 14.9:1 1 miles
Fall River Elementary
Fall River, WI
Public PK - 05 250 13.7:1 4 miles
Fall River High School
Fall River, WI
Public 06 - 12 232 12.1:1 4 miles
Waterloo Intermediate School
Waterloo, WI
Public 05 - 06 100 12.8:1 10 miles
South Beaver Dam Elementary
Beaver Dam, WI
Public KG - 05 142 16.4:1 10 miles
St John Evangelical Lutheran School
Waterloo, WI
Private KG - 08 56 12:1 11 miles
Waterloo Elementary
Waterloo, WI
Public PK - 04 311 13.8:1 11 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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