Discovery Elementary School

500 Discovery Path Lane
Saint Charles, MO 63301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Discovery Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Discovery Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Discovery Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Discovery Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1022 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
15%
16%
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White
74%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrchard Farm R-V School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Discovery Elementary School is St. Charles High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hardin Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coverdell Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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