Discovery High School

2780 Reservoir Ave
Bronx, NY 10468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Discovery High School serves 451 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Discovery High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Discovery High School's student population of 451 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Discovery High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
74%
27%
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Black
19%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.420.71
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Discovery High School is Celia Cruz Bronx High School Of Music (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is International School For Liberal Arts (0.0 miles away)
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