Discovery Charter

4021 Teale Ave.
San Jose, CA 95117
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Top 10%
Serving 537 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Discovery Charter ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Discovery Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Discovery Charter's student population of 537 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Charter ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Discovery Charter is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#904 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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65%
33%
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73%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
37%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Discovery Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Discovery Charter's ranking?
Discovery Charter is ranked #904 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Discovery Charter?
537 students attend Discovery Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Discovery Charter students are Asian, 32% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Discovery Charter?
Discovery Charter has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Discovery Charter offer ?
Discovery Charter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Discovery Charter part of?
Discovery Charter is part of Discovery Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Discovery Charter located?
Discovery Charter is located in the West Valley neighborhood of San Jose, CA. There are 12 other public schools located in West Valley.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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