PROFICIENCY 69% 35% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 20 in LIBERTY 53
  • Ranked #6 of 16 in Liberty
  • Ranked #319 of 2425 in Missouri
Proficiency Averages
66%LIBERTY 53
66%Liberty
51%Missouri

Discovery Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "LIBERTY 53" in Liberty, MO. There are a total of 658 students and 44 teachers at Discovery Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 51 free lunch students and 34 reduced lunch students.

Discovery Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.5%, which is 35% higher than the Missouri average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students658
Teachers44.39
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch51
Reduced lunch34

 

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 Middle 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
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
665-69%
755-59%
850-54%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
675-79%
770-74%
865-69%
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 Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMissouriNational
Caucasian 80.9% 82.8% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 6.8% 5.9% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.4% 2.6% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.4% 5.3% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.1% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 2.4% 2.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
South Valley Middle School55%0.1Liberty, MO
Alexander Doniphan Elementary.70%0.6Liberty, MO
Epic Elementary85%1.1Liberty, MO
Liberty Oaks Elementary.66%1.2Kansas City, MO
Liberty Middle School62%1.3Liberty, MO
Liberty High72%1.4Liberty, MO
Ridgeview Elementary.52%2.0Liberty, MO
Manor Hill Elementary.67%2.1Liberty, MO
Shoal Creek Elementary.75%2.1Kansas City, MO
Heritage Middle School53%2.3Liberty, MO
Franklin Elementary.62%2.6Liberty, MO
Lewis And Clark Elementary.75%2.8Liberty, MO

Liberty demographics profile

StatisticLibertyMissouriNational
Population30,2396,059,651318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0498691
Median age37.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English96%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Liberty

IndexLibertyMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.0%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters11.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Discovery Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.