Discovery Elementary School

  • Discovery Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Discovery Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students482 students
Total Classroom Teachers33 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#104 out of 450 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
American Indian
1%
12%
Asian
3%
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
6%
4%
White
84%
75%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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 ND.
Diversity Score0.290.24
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
29%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Forks 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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