Discovery Alternative High School



Discovery Alternative High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Alternative 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 3
10 23
11 26
12 81

Discovery Alternative High School is a public high school of the Kelloggsville Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 133 students in grades 9th through 12th. Discovery Alternative High School is the 798th largest public high school in Michigan and the 19,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 133
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.9

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Discovery Alternative High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 69
(52%)
395
(52%)
 Female 64
(48%)
363
(48%)

Discovery Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 52
(39%)
301
(40%)
 Black 37
(28%)
168
(22%)
 Hispanic 37
(28%)
209
(28%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
13
(2%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
59
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Discovery Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(63%)
433
(57%)
 Not Eligible 38
(29%)
239
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(8%)
86
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Discovery Alternative High School is ranked 709th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Alternative High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 152
2006 143
2007 184
2008 234
2009 239
2010 221
2011 169
2012 133

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 19.3
2007 20.4
2008 27.5
2009 29.9
2010 23.3
2011 18.2
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69078947368421
2006 0.51748251748252
2007 0.57065217391304
2008 0.65811965811966
2009 0.64435146443515
2010 0.70588235294118
2011 0.79881656804734
2012 0.71428571428571

Compare Discovery Alternative High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.4%
 

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Discovery Alternative High School
Grand Rapids, MI
Public 09 - 12 133 19.3:1  
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