Palmdale Discovery Center

  • Palmdale Discovery Center serves 98 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Palmdale Discovery Center's student population of 98 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students98 students
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers

School Comparison

  • Palmdale Discovery Center's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmdale Discovery Center is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
60%
54%
Black
22%
6%
White
12%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmdale Discovery Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
49%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalmdale Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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