Discovery Academy Of Science Charter

  • Discovery Academy Of Science Charter serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Discovery Academy Of Science Charter placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Discovery Academy Of Science Charter places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Discovery Academy Of Science Charter's student population of 402 students has grown by 226% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 480% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Academy Of Science Charter is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Academy Of Science Charter is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#441 out of 3650 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
33%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
79%
38%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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