200 Fuller St
Columbus, WI 53925
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Discovery Charter School serves 113 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Discovery Charter School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Discovery Charter School's student population of 113 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
113 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Charter School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Charter School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#582 out of 2025 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
87%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 113 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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