Discovery Public School Faribault

  • Discovery Public School Faribault serves 59 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Discovery Public School Faribault placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Discovery Public School Faribault places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Discovery Public School Faribault's student population of 59 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students59 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery Public School Faribault is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Discovery Public School Faribault is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1748 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
20%
9%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
66%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.520.54
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Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDiscovery Public School Faribault School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Discovery Public School Faribault is Mn Academy For The Deaf (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Faribault Fec Pre K
    Grades: PK | 23 students
    0.2 miles
    340 Sw 9th Ave
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 333-6455
    0.2 PK 23
  • Faribault Mckinley Prek
    Grades: PK | 36 students
    0.2 miles
    930 Nw 4th Ave
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 333-6455
    0.2 PK 36
  • Faribault Mn Academy For The Deaf Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 99 students
    0.5 miles
    615 Olof Hanson Dr
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 412-5200
    0.5 PK-12 99
  • Faribault Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 506 students
    0.8 miles
    510 Lincoln Ave Nw
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 333-6650
    0.8 K-5 506
  • Faribault Roosevelt Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 459 students
    0.8 miles
    925 Parshall St
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507) 333-6700
    0.8 K-5 459

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