Discovery High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
N/A
Math Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 503 Students
  • 29 Teachers

Discovery High School
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

Phone: (718) 733-3872

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

At Discovery High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Discovery High School is 59 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. Discovery High School is 1 of 404 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 503
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 84%
Full-Time Teachers 29

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 97%
Proficient in Math 94%
College Readiness Index N/A

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 404
Total Students 311,058
Proficient in English (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 80%
College Readiness (district average) 29.0

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