Discovery Secondary

Tel: (559)665-3204
Grades 7-12
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Discovery Secondary operates within the Madera County Office Of Education School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students n/a
Discovery Secondary Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % Discovery Secondary Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Discovery Secondary Total Teachers (2002-2013)

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less 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 n/a 25:1
Discovery Secondary Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
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.
n/a 0.42
Discovery Secondary Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
n/a
49%
Discovery Secondary Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
n/a
9%
Discovery Secondary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,005 students has grown by 50% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 72% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $75,424 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $68,807 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Madera County Office Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 1,005 1,757
Madera County Office Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
Madera County Office Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2006-2010)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $17 MM
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $54 MM $18 MM
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $75,424 $10,238
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $68,807 $10,739
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Chowchilla Union High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger Elementary Community Day (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChowchillaChallenger Elementary Community Day
    Alternative School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 1-6345 So. Eleventh St
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-3204
    0.11-6n/a
  • ChowchillaChowchilla Union High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1021 students805 Humboldt Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-1331
    0.29-121021
  • ChowchillaGateway High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 20 students805 Humboldt Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-1331
    0.29-1220
  • ChowchillaWilson Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 472 students1209 Robertson Blvd
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-8070
    0.27-8472
  • ChowchillaMerle L. Fuller Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 493 students1101 Monterey Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-8050
    0.4KG-2493

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