The Phoenix School Of Discovery

  • The Phoenix School Of Discovery serves 330 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Phoenix School Of Discovery placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • The Phoenix School Of Discovery's student population of 330 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Phoenix School Of Discovery is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Phoenix School Of Discovery is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1246 out of 1258 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
27%
11%
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White
67%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.39
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Graduation Rate80-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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