7910 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Discovery School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Discovery School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Discovery School's student population of 467 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
467 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Discovery School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1058 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Discovery School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
10%
6%
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White
16%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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