Discovery School

Discovery School serves 69 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Discovery School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Discovery School's student population of 69 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#21 out of 2039 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
23%
8%
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Hispanic
3%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
65%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Washington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Discovery School is Futures School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Environmental & Adventure School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandburg Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kirkland Sandburg Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 460 students
    0.0 miles
    12801 - 84th Ave Ne
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2700
    0 PK-5 460
  • Kirkland Environmental & Adventure School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 139 students
    0.3 miles
    8040 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2355
    0.3 6-8 139
  • Kirkland Finn Hill Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 633 students
    0.3 miles
    8040 Ne 132nd St
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2340
    0.3 6-8 633
  • Kirkland Thoreau Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    0.6 miles
    8224 Ne 138th
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2720
    0.6 K-5 462
  • Kirkland Juanita Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
    0.8 miles
    9635 Ne 132nd
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 936-2570
    0.8 PK-5 404

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