12801 84th Ne
Kirkland, WA 98034
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Discovery Community School serves 73 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Discovery Community School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 73 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Discovery Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Discovery Community School's student population of 73 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Community School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Community School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 2052 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Discovery Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
19%
8%
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Hispanic
5%
25%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
69%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 73 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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