Discovery Academy / Lake Alfred

1000 North Buena Vista Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850 | (863) 295-5955
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,002
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1000 N Buena Vista Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Polk County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,826
  • Graduation Rate: 68.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 94,530

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,002
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 451 (45.0%)
  • Females: 506 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 146 (14.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 527 (52.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 673 (67.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Discovery Academy / Lake Alfred Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Black17317.3%
Asian80.8%
Hispanic26926.8%
White50250.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Discovery Academy / Lake Alfred
  Number Percent
6th Grade37737.6%
7th Grade32732.6%
8th Grade29829.7%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
93.8%
District:
75.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
12.8%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
25.2%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Discovery Academy / Lake Alfred

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 03, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Ineffective administrators, high teacher turnover, lack of discipline policy

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