Discovery Intermediate School

5350 San Miguel Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
Discovery Intermediate School serves 976 students in grades 6-8.
Discovery Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Discovery Intermediate School's student population of 976 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students976 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Discovery Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Intermediate School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3195 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
33%
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Black
27%
22%
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White
9%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsceola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Discovery Intermediate School is Liberty High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lake Marion Creek Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Laurel Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kissimmee Laurel Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 785 students
    0.1 miles
    1851 Laurel Ave
    Kissimmee, FL 34759
    (863) 427-1375
    0.1 PK-4 785
  • Kissimmee Koa Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    1.1 miles
    5000 Koa St
    Kissimmee, FL 34758
    (407) 518-1161
    1.1 PK-5 702
  • Kissimmee Deerwood Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    1.4 miles
    3701 Marigold Ave
    Kissimmee, FL 34758
    (407) 870-2400
    1.4 PK-5 560
  • Kissimmee Lake Marion Creek Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 908 students
    1.6 miles
    3055 Lake Marion Creek Dr
    Kissimmee, FL 34759
    (863) 427-1471
    1.6 5-8 908
  • Kissimmee Poinciana Academy Of Fine Arts Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
    2.0 miles
    4201 Rhododendron Ave
    Kissimmee, FL 34758
    (407) 343-4500
    2 PK-5 697

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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This School is very good.
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this looks like a good school they have stem,diversity,and free lunch
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This school is HORRBLE. A girl got killed there 2 weeks ago.
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