Discovery Secondary

Grades: 7-12

13 students

Discovery Secondary serves 13 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Discovery Secondary operates within the Madera County Office Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 13 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 13 students
Discovery Secondary Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 88% Male / 12%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Discovery Secondary Total Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Discovery Secondary Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 13:1 22:1
Discovery Secondary Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Hispanic
62%
52%
Discovery Secondary Black Students (2002-2013)
White
31%
26%
Discovery Secondary White Students (2002-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Discovery Secondary Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Discovery Secondary All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 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.
76%
48%
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
8%
Discovery Secondary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,307 students has grown by 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $91,410 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $85,212 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Madera County Office Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 1,307 1,667
Madera County Office Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Madera County Office Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2006-2008)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $19 MM
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM $18 MM
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $91,410 $11,099
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $85,212 $10,975
Madera County Office Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chowchilla 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
    345 So. Eleventh St
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-3204
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 4 students                      
  • ChowchillaWilson Middle School
    1209 Robertson Blvd
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-8070
    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 418 students                      
  • ChowchillaChowchilla High School
    805 Humboldt Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-1331
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 993 students                      
  • ChowchillaGateway High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    805 Humboldt Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-1331
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 23 students                      
  • ChowchillaMerle L. Fuller Elementary School
    1101 Monterey Ave
    ChowchillaCA 93610
    (559)665-8050
    0.4 mi | Gr. 1-2 | 456 students                      

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