Discovery School

  • Discovery School serves 704 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Discovery School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona 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 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Discovery School's student population of 704 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery School is 0.45, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1298 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
11%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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