Discovery Middle School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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Academics
10/10
Test scores
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Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above 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.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
74%
State avg: 36%
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Reading
70%
State avg: 41%
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Math
73%
State avg: 34%
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Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity
8/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity section below to learn more. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

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Students
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White
65%
Black
20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
9%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
775 :1
State avg: 472 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
1304 Hughes Road
Madison, AL 35758
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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