Discovery High School

  • Discovery High School serves 161 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Discovery High School's student population of 161 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Discovery High School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1256 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Discovery High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio32:119:1
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Discovery High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Discovery High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
68%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Discovery High School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Discovery High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 WA.
Diversity Score0.480.41
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate40-44%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Discovery High School and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Discovery High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery High 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 NameLongview School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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