Discovery Charter

Discovery Charter serves 820 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Discovery Charter operates within the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 820 students
Discovery Charter Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Discovery Charter Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Discovery Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 21:1 22:1
Discovery Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
19%
11%
Discovery Charter Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
60%
52%
Discovery Charter Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
4%
7%
Discovery Charter Black (1994-2012)
White
14%
26%
Discovery Charter White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Discovery Charter Sch Ethnicity Discovery Charter Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.42
Discovery Charter Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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
10%
Discovery Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2011)
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
n/a
Discovery Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,093 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chula Vista Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
4
Number of Students Managed 28,093 1,671
Chula Vista Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $19 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $252 MM $18 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,076 $11,099
Chula Vista Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,273 $10,975
Chula Vista Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Did You Know?
Chula Vista, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.42, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Chula Vista is High Technical Elementary Chula Vista. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.