Discovery High School



Discovery High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 1
11 39
12 145

Discovery High School is a public high school of the Natomas Unified School District located in Sacramento, CA. It has 185 students in grades 9th through 12th. Discovery High School is the 1,599th largest public high school in California and the 17,688th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,688th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,599th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,052nd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,684th out of 2,608

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Discovery High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 110
(59%)
2,889
(49%)
 Female 75
(41%)
3,029
(51%)

Discovery High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 89
(48%)
1,865
(32%)
 Black 55
(30%)
979
(17%)
 White 18
(10%)
1,140
(19%)
 Two or More 11
(6%)
591
(10%)
 Asian 7
(4%)
1,221
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(3%)
92
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(1%)

Discovery High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(55%)
2,137
(36%)
 Not Eligible 72
(39%)
3,330
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(6%)
451
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Discovery High School is ranked 1,556th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 137
2006 69
2007 130
2008 139
2009 151
2010 146
2011 146
2012 139
2013 178
2014 177
2015 185

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 6.3
2007 10.8
2008 15.4
2009 16.8
2010 N/A
2011 20.9
2012 15.4
2013 17.8
2014 17.3
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2043795620438
2006 0.84057971014493
2007 0.66923076923077
2008 0.88489208633094
2009 0.71523178807947
2010 0.63013698630137
2011
2012 0.71223021582734
2013 0.55056179775281
2014 0.58757062146893
2015 0.61081081081081

Compare Discovery High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 185 19:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,015 21.7:1 1 miles
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Highlands Community Charter
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Public 01 - 12 518 50.6:1 4 miles
Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep
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Public 09 - 12 597 19.5:1 4 miles
Grant Union High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,916 23.2:1 4 miles
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