Discovery Charter

Discovery Charter serves 844 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Discovery Charter operates within the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 844 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 844 students
Discovery Charter Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Discovery Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Discovery Charter Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Discovery Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
Discovery Charter Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.42
Discovery Charter Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
49%
Discovery Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
Discovery Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,472 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,237 is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,144 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chula Vista Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
4
Number of Students Managed 29,472 1,757
Chula Vista Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $254 MM $17 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $251 MM $18 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,237 $10,238
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,144 $10,739
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Bonita Vista Senior High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bonita Vista Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Casillas (joseph) Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chula VistaBonita Vista Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 1136 students650 Otay Lakes Rd
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)397-2200
    0.97-81136
  • Chula VistaCasillas (joseph) Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 584 students1130 East J St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)421-7555
    0.9KG-6584
  • Chula VistaBonita Vista Senior High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2397 students751 Otay Lakes Rd
    Chula VistaCA 91913
    (619)397-2000
    19-122397
  • Chula VistaChula Vista Hills Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 553 students980 Buena Vista Way
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)482-7066
    1KG-6553
  • Chula VistaRancho Del Rey Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 1690 students1174 East J St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)397-2500
    17-81690

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