7500 Vaquero Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Discovery Elementary School serves 705 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Discovery Elementary School's student population of 705 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
705 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.65, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
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White
41%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
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.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Discovery Elementary School often compared to?

Discovery Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Endeavour Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Discovery Elementary School?

705 students attend Discovery Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

43% of Discovery Elementary School students are Hispanic, 41% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Discovery Elementary School?

Discovery Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Discovery Elementary School offer ?

Discovery Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Discovery Elementary School part of?

Discovery Elementary School is part of Fruitvale Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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