PROFICIENCY 26% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Glendale Elementary District
35%Glendale
36%Arizona

Discovery School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Glendale Elementary District" in Glendale, AZ. There are a total of 746 students and 37 teachers at Discovery School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 559 free lunch students and 83 reduced lunch students.

Discovery School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.5%, which is 28% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students746
Teachers36.5
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch559
Reduced lunch83

 

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 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
All27%
330-34%
430-34%
515-19%
630-34%
715-19%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
325-29%
430-34%
515-19%
625-29%
715-19%
815-19%
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 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 15.2% 12.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 10.4% 9.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 2.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.2% 72.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 1.6% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 1.6% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Independence High School29%0.4Glendale, AZ
Coyote Ridge23%0.5Glendale, AZ
Desert Mirage Elementary School35%0.9Glendale, AZ
Sunset Vista22%1.0Glendale, AZ
Challenger Middle School16%1.0Glendale, AZ
Desert Garden Elementary School20%1.1Glendale, AZ
Desert Spirit18%1.1Glendale, AZ
Bicentennial North School21%1.2Glendale, AZ
Sunset Ridge Elementary School33%1.2Glendale, AZ
Bicentennial South School17%1.4Glendale, AZ
Camelback Academy21%1.4Glendale, AZ
Don Mensendick School14%1.7Glendale, AZ

Glendale demographics profile

StatisticGlendaleArizonaNational
Population239,9436,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,0345791
Median age33.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Speak English68%73%79%
Speak Spanish24%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Discovery School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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