Discovery Primary School

  • Discovery Primary School serves 605 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Discovery Primary School's student population of 605 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students605 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Discovery Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Primary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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--
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Discovery Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Discovery Primary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Discovery Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Discovery Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
46%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Discovery Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Discovery Primary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
21%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Discovery Primary 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 Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
This chart display the diversity score of Discovery Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Discovery Primary 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
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery Primary 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 NameFife School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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