1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Discovery School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Discovery School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Discovery School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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School Overview

Discovery School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
387 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 1705 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Top 50%)

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