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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Discovery Charter School District serving 100 students in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Discovery Charter School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Newark Discovery Charter School Charter School
    240 Halsey St
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973)623-0222

    Grades: 4-8 | 100 students

Overview

School District NameDiscovery Charter School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students100 students
# of Teachersn/a
Student : Teacher Ration/a
# of Male Students56 students
% Male Students
56%
# of Female Students44 students
% Female Students
44%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.17
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students2 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students5 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students91 students
% Black Students
91%
# of White Students1 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students1 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade:10
# of Students in 5th Grade:25
# of Students in 6th Grade:19
# of Students in 7th Grade:27
# of Students in 8th Grade:19
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Discovery Charter School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of % has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Discovery Charter School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Discovery Charter School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $21,550 is higher than the state average of $20,704. The school district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $21,067 is less than the state average of $21,080. The school district spending/student has grown by 31% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NJ)
Total Revenue$1 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Discovery Charter School District and average revenue for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$1 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Discovery Charter School District and average spending for each school distric in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$21,550$20,704
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Discovery Charter School District and average revenue per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$21,067$21,080
This chart display average spending per public school student in Discovery Charter School District and average spending per public school student in NJ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Discovery Charter School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.17, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.43. The most diverse school in the district is Discovery Charter School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.