Discovery High School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
543
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
26%
State avg: 31%
English
52%
State avg: 66%
Algebra II
18%
State avg: 34%
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1/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
57%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
6%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
77%
Black
17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
White
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
180 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
36%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
2780 Reservoir Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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