8800 Nw 54th Ct
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Discovery Elementary School serves 982 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Discovery Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Discovery Elementary School's student population of 982 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
982 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1020 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
33%
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Black
63%
22%
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White
10%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 982 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 50%)

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