Discovery Middle School



Discovery Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 384
8 334
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Middle School is a public high school of the Madison City School District located in Madison, AL. It has 718 students in grades 7th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 718
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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Discovery Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 370
(52%)
2,382
(51%)
 Female 348
(48%)
2,318
(49%)

Discovery Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 475
(66%)
3,101
(66%)
 Black 157
(22%)
1,043
(22%)
 Asian 59
(8%)
327
(7%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
150
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Discovery Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 570
(79%)
3,845
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 117
(16%)
679
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(4%)
176
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Discovery Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Discovery Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1025
2006 1037
2007 1030
2008 1005
2009 980
2010 941
2011 946
2012 718

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.7
2007 16.5
2008 16.1
2009 18
2010 15.8
2011 16.9
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17170731707317
2006 0.16200578592093
2007 0.16990291262136
2008 0.16915422885572
2009 0.17959183673469
2010 0.201912858661
2011 0.1892177589852
2012 0.20612813370474

Compare Discovery Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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Public 07 - 09 718 18.4:1  
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