Discovery School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone
(615) 895-4973
District
MURFREESBORO
County
RUTHERFORD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
392
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Tennessee

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.8% of TN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Discovery School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
86%
41%
88%
37%
83%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

100 80 60 40 20 0
87%
39%
89%
36%
84%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
15
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 60 15.3%
Grade 1 61 15.6%
Grade 2 60 15.3%
Grade 3 62 15.8%
Grade 4 64 16.3%
Grade 5 66 16.8%
Grade 6 19 4.8%
Total 392 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.7% 53.9% 63.9%
Black 7.3% 27.3% 22.5%
Hispanic 4.6% 15.0% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.3% 3.5% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 130,972 6,829,174
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,365.4 164
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 43.5% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.4% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 9.0% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 48,611 2,597,292
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.8% 87.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.5% 27.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.7% 9.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 12.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.5% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.0% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 9.5% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,918 $50,095,870 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $328 $2,776,520 3.2%
Staff $519 $4,393,335 5.1%
General Administration $151 $1,278,215 1.5%
School Administration $461 $3,902,365 4.5%
Operation $795 $6,729,675 7.8%
Transportation $275 $2,327,875 2.7%
Other $191 $1,616,815 1.9%
Total Support $2,722 $23,041,730 26.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,527 $12,926,055 15.0%
Total Expenditures $10,167 $86,063,655 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,553 $5,588,067,341 54.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $437 $439,335,393 4.2%
Staff $541 $544,162,511 5.3%
General Administration $191 $192,177,646 1.9%
School Administration $553 $556,606,019 5.4%
Operation $748 $752,432,267 7.3%
Transportation $345 $347,409,094 3.4%
Other $258 $259,638,409 2.5%
Total Support $3,073 $3,091,962,686 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,658 $1,668,252,537 16.1%
Total Expenditures $10,283 $10,348,370,115 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%