PROFICIENCY 30% 43% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Discovery Charter School
37%Philadelphia
53%Pennsylvania

Discovery Charter School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Discovery Charter School" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 794 students and 36 teachers at Discovery Charter School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 568 free lunch students and 62 reduced lunch students.

Discovery Charter School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.0%, which is 43% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students794
Teachers36
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch568
Reduced lunch62

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Discovery Charter School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
335-39%
410-14%
510-14%
625-29%
715-19%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All41%
345-49%
430-34%
525-29%
635-39%
760-64%
845-49%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Discovery Charter School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 0.6% 0.6% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 97.6% 97.6% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 0.5% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 1.2% 2.9% 3.1%

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Philadelphia demographics profile

StatisticPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Population1,559,93812,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,62627791
Median age33.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%56%55%
Speak English78%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%5%13%

Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Discovery Charter School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.