Discovery Woods

604 N 7th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Discovery Woods serves 109 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Discovery Woods placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 109 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Discovery Woods's student population of 109 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 75% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Woods is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Discovery Woods is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1383 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
3%
12%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Discovery Woods's ranking?
Discovery Woods is ranked #1383 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Discovery Woods?
109 students attend Discovery Woods.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Discovery Woods students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What grades does Discovery Woods offer ?
Discovery Woods offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Discovery Woods part of?
Discovery Woods is part of Discovery Woods School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 109 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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