Discovery Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
45083 Hanford Rd
Canton, MI 48187
Phone
(734) 416-2880
District
PLYMOUTH-CANTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
County
WAYNE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
775
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.0% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Discovery Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47 39
Proficiency in Reading 44 42
Proficiency in Math 49 36

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 40
Proficiency in Reading 52 43
Proficiency in Math 53 36

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 38
Proficiency in Reading 47 42
Proficiency in Math 49.4 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.48
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 240 31.0%
Grade 7 261 33.7%
Grade 8 274 35.4%
Total 775 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.4% 72.9% 69.3%
Black 15.5% 10.0% 18.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 4.4% 8.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.5% 12.2% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.5% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.7% 14.8% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.8% 12.0% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 2.8% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 121,286 9,995,915
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,001.0 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.5% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.1% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.9% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 45,789 3,901,762
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.0% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.5% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.9% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.3% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.3% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.4% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 4.5% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,995 $102,976,115 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $646 $11,096,342 5.6%
Staff $509 $8,743,093 4.4%
General Administration $75 $1,288,275 0.6%
School Administration $525 $9,017,925 4.5%
Operation $760 $13,054,520 6.6%
Transportation $417 $7,162,809 3.6%
Other $262 $4,500,374 2.3%
Total Support $3,194 $54,863,338 27.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,376 $40,812,552 20.5%
Total Expenditures $11,564 $198,634,828 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%