Discovery Charter

  • Discovery Charter serves 889 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Discovery Charter operates within the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 889 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 889 students
Discovery Charter Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Discovery Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Discovery Charter Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by Grade Discovery Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 24:1
Discovery Charter Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Discovery Charter American Indian Students (1994-2004)
Asian
15%
11%
Discovery Charter Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
64%
54%
Discovery Charter Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
3%
6%
Discovery Charter Black Students (1995-2013)
White
13%
24%
Discovery Charter White Students (1995-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Discovery Charter Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
5%
3%
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.
0.55 0.41
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.
20%
50%
Discovery Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
11%
9%
Discovery Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Chula Vista Elementary School District's student population of 29,787 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,462 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,710 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Chula Vista Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
4
Number of Students Managed 29,787 1,597
Chula Vista Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $270 MM $20 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $277 MM $20 MM
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,462 $12,314
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,710 $12,270
Chula Vista Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    1 miles
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