Discovery Elementary School

  • Discovery Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Discovery Elementary School's student population of 591 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Discovery Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Discovery Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#53 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
72%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Asian
7%
7%
Hispanic
6%
15%
Black
3%
23%
White
75%
50%
Two or more races
9%
5%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Discovery Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.420.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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