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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
Discovery Elementary School is an above average, public school located in Sioux Falls, SD. It has 833 students in grades K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.
About Discovery Elementary School...
Address
1506 S Discovery Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Telephone
(605) 362-3530

Discovery Elementary School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$54,110
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$749
National
$949
Median Home Value
$161,500
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
833
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,497
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.9%
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The Discovery community is amazing!! The staff is phenomenal and works to meet each child's individual needs. I couldn't ask for a better environment for my child.
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