Discovery Elementary School

  • Discovery Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Discovery Elementary School's student population of 478 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Elementary School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#436 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
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White
80%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.35n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeninsula School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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