Discovery Charter School

4021 Teale Ave, San Jose, CA 95117 | (408) 243-9800
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 540
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 540 elementary school students from grades KG-8
  • Ranks 85th out of 2,050 middle schools in CA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2003

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4021 Teale Ave., San Jose, CA 95117
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 540
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 284 (52.6%)
  • Females: 256 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (3.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 40 (7.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 56 (10.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Discovery Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.1%
Black101.9%
Asian19135.4%
Hispanic6311.7%
White23743.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Discovery Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5510.2%
1st Grade5510.2%
2nd Grade5510.2%
3rd Grade5610.4%
4th Grade5510.2%
5th Grade5510.2%
6th Grade8014.8%
7th Grade7914.6%
8th Grade509.3%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
4.0%
District:
16.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
16.0%
District:
27.8%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
16.0%
District:
2.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 95.7%
Number of Certificated Staff: 25.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 6.3
Average Age
School:
40.7
District:
50.1
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Discovery Charter School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 19, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Discovery Charter School is now is it's 4th year as of 2009 and doing an amazing job. The school has grown from 222 to now over 525 students. The school is parent participation, and offers academics through developmental education. There are enrichments integrated throughout the curriculum and the students are happy and engaged.

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