4905 Rosedale St Nw
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Discovery Elementary School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Discovery Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Discovery Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Discovery Elementary School's student population of 517 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#175 out of 2052 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
79%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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