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 2
10 17
11 37
12 151

Discovery High School is a public high school of the Longview School District located in Longview, WA. It has 207 students in grades 9th through 12th. Discovery High School is the 378th largest public high school in Washington and the 17,047th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 51.8 to 1.

Total Students: 207
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 51.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4

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Discovery High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 117
(57%)
1,050
(50%)
 Male 90
(43%)
1,065
(50%)

Discovery High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 121
(58%)
1,493
(71%)
 Hispanic 57
(28%)
372
(18%)
 Two or More 16
(8%)
141
(7%)
 Black 9
(4%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
43
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(1%)

Discovery High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(67%)
933
(44%)
 Not Eligible 58
(28%)
1,018
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(5%)
164
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Discovery High School is ranked 297th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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
2013 134
2014 199
2015 207

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 51.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.67164179104478
2014 0.73366834170854
2015 0.71980676328502

Compare Discovery High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
5,180.0% 51.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 72.0%
 

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