Discovery Charter School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Discovery Charter School District serving 724 students in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Discovery Charter School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Discovery Charter School Charter School
    4700 Parkside
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (215)879-8182

    Grades: K-8 | 724 students

Overview

School District NameDiscovery Charter School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students724 students
# of Teachers39 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
# of Male Students352 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students372 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.06
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students1 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students9 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students701 students
% Black Students
97%
# of White Students7 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students5 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:56
# of Students in 1st Grade:77
# of Students in 2nd Grade:119
# of Students in 3rd Grade:119
# of Students in 4th Grade:77
# of Students in 5th Grade:73
# of Students in 6th Grade:66
# of Students in 7th Grade:73
# of Students in 8th Grade:64
# 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 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (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 (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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 PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
63%
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 PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,441 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,703 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$7 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Discovery Charter School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$7 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Discovery Charter School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,441$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Discovery Charter School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,703$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Discovery Charter School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Discovery Charter School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.06, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Discovery Charter School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.