Discovery Public School Faribault

  • Discovery Public School Faribault serves 64 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Discovery Public School Faribault's student population of 64 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students64 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Public School Faribault's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Public School Faribault is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1621 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery Public School Faribault and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
76%
67%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Discovery Public School Faribault.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.400.34
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Graduation Rate40-59%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery Public School Faribault and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDiscovery Public Faribault School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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