Discovery School

  • Discovery School serves 722 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Discovery School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Discovery School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Discovery School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#357 out of 932 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Discovery School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
86%
75%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Discovery School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.250.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Discovery School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUintah School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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