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 1
9 126
10 139
11 157
12 83
UG 4

Discovery High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #10 School District located in Bronx, NY. It has 510 students in grades 8th through 12th. Discovery High School is the 647th largest public high school in New York and the 10,640th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,640th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 647th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,227th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 890th out of 1,411

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Discovery High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 309
(61%)
9,124
(52%)
 Female 201
(39%)
8,451
(48%)

Discovery High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 388
(76%)
9,790
(56%)
 Black 95
(19%)
3,245
(18%)
 White 11
(2%)
1,519
(9%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
2,515
(14%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
127
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
379
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Discovery High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(79%)
11,939
(68%)
 Not Eligible 83
(16%)
4,594
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
1,042
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Discovery High School is ranked 264th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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 267
2006 367
2007 443
2008 448
2009 452
2010 503
2011 524
2012 535
2013 534
2014 541
2015 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 13.6
2007 17.7
2008 17.9
2009 16.1
2010 17.3
2011 18.1
2012 19.1
2013 19.1
2014 19.3
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84269662921348
2006 0.8283378746594
2007 0.81038374717833
2008 0.85714285714286
2009
2010 0.84095427435388
2011 0.83396946564885
2012 0.89345794392523
2013 0.83895131086142
2014 0.83364140480591
2015 0.83725490196078

Compare Discovery High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.7%
 

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