Discovery High School

  • Discovery High School serves 60 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Discovery High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Discovery High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Discovery High School's student population of 60 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
8%
5%
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White
54%
54%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Discovery High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.620.60
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Graduation Rate≤10%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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