Discovery Elementary School

  • Discovery Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Discovery Elementary School's student population of 579 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#114 out of 656 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
52%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Discovery Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
83%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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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 ID.
Diversity Score0.300.29
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
10%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint No. 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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