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 7
11 21
12 32

Discovery High School is a public high school of the School District No. 3 in the County of El Paso and State of located in Colorado Springs, CO. It has 60 students in grades 9th through 12th. Discovery High School is the 447th largest public high school in Colorado and the 22,177th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.0 to 1.

Total Students: 60
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,177th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 447th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 81st out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 433rd out of 496

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Discovery High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 36
(60%)
1,389
(51%)
 Female 24
(40%)
1,313
(49%)

Discovery High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 32
(53%)
1,344
(50%)
 Hispanic 17
(28%)
716
(26%)
 Black 5
(8%)
300
(11%)
 Two or More 5
(8%)
239
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(2%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
41
(2%)

Discovery High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(58%)
860
(32%)
 Not Eligible 17
(28%)
1,504
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(13%)
338
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Discovery High School is ranked 380th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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 84
2006 86
2007 95
2008 111
2009 94
2010 69
2011 67
2012 83
2013 62
2014 64
2015 60

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 12.8
2007 14.2
2008 15.6
2009 13.2
2010 9.7
2011 9.2
2012 12.8
2013 10.3
2014 10.7
2015 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.011627906976744
2007
2008 N/A
2009 0.3936170212766
2010 0.49275362318841
2011 0.59701492537313
2012 0.6144578313253
2013 0.45161290322581
2014 0.5625
2015 0.71666666666667

Compare Discovery High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 71.7%
 

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