Discovery Charter School

Discovery Charter School serves 292 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Discovery Charter School's student population of 292 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 330% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Discovery Charter School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
6-9%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Discovery Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
10-14%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Discovery Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
24%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
64%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Discovery Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.530.71
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDiscovery Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Discovery Charter School is Gates-chili High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gates-chili Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ivan L Green Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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