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THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL

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The Discovery School Overview

The Discovery School is a part of the Dickson County school district in Dickson, Tennessee. As of our last data update the school employs 15.00 full-time teachers. There are 242 students of which 86 receive a free lunch and 1 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL
101 HENSLEE
DICKSON, TN 37055

Mailing Address

THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL
101 HENSLEE
DICKSON, TN 37055

General Information

Level: Primary / Elementary School
District: Dickson County
Phone Number: 615-441-4163
School ID: 470102001102
Full-time Teachers: 15.00
Total Students: 242
Eligible for Free Lunch: 86
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 1

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 16.13 students per full-time teacher compared to the Tennessee average of 15.42 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - The Discovery School Values
Legend mark for state points - Tennessee Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Scores for The Discovery School
GradeSubjectBelow Basic Basic Proficient Advanced Growth
3rd through 8thMath****-1.7%
3rd through 8thReading/Language****-5.9%
3rd through 8thScience****-1.7%
3rd through 8thSocial Studies****-3.5%

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students70-74%70-74%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students70-74%75-79%
Math: All Female60-69%65-69%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female70-79%65-69%
Math: All Male70-74%75-79%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male70-74%80-84%
Math: 3rd Grade80-89%50-59%
Reading and Language Arts: 3rd Grade80-89%50-59%
Math: 4th Grade50-59%70-79%
Reading and Language Arts: 4th Grade50-59%80-89%
Math: 5th Grade80-89%80-89%
Reading and Language Arts: 5th Grade70-79%80-89%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Dickson County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Dickson County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL

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Compare to Nearby Schools:

Dickson County Adult High School

220 Mc Lemore Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~1 miles

Dickson Middle School

401 East College Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~1 miles

Dickson County High School

509 Henslee Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~1 miles

Dickson Head Start

119 West Broad St Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~1 miles

Oakmont Elementary

630 Hwy 46 South Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~1 miles

Dickson Elementary

120 West Broad Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~2 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Dickson County Public Library

206 Henslee Drive Dickson, TN 37055
Distance: ~0 miles

South Cheatham Public Library

358 North Main Street Kingston Springs, TN 37082
Distance: ~14 miles

Hickman County Public Library

120 West Swan Street Centerville (s), TN 37033
Distance: ~21 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Assessment Data: Tennessee Department of Education http://www.tn.gov/education/data/tcap_2014.shtml
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey