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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
806
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.4% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 40
Proficiency in Reading 32 44
Proficiency in Math 40 35

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 41
Proficiency in Reading 55 45
Proficiency in Math 52 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 41
Proficiency in Reading 42 48
Proficiency in Math 39.0 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.09
AVG FOR STATE 18.17
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 259 32.1%
Grade 7 267 33.1%
Grade 8 280 34.7%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Total 806 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 70.7% 73.8% 69.9%
Black 13.3% 10.1% 18.6%
Hispanic 4.7% 3.9% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.3% 11.8% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.7% 15.6% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.0% 12.7% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 2.9% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 119,900 9,962,311
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,978.1 176
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.6% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.8% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 44,951 3,888,646
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 51.8% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.5% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.0% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 4.7% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,855 $102,462,500 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $622 $10,885,000 5.8%
Staff $548 $9,590,000 5.1%
General Administration $86 $1,505,000 0.8%
School Administration $511 $8,942,500 4.7%
Operation $840 $14,700,000 7.8%
Transportation $381 $6,667,500 3.5%
Other $233 $4,077,500 2.2%
Total Support $3,222 $56,385,000 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,720 $30,100,000 15.9%
Total Expenditures $10,798 $188,965,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,198 $9,450,632,224 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $794 $1,211,081,566 6.5%
Staff $510 $778,315,219 4.2%
General Administration $231 $352,163,732 1.9%
School Administration $596 $908,348,462 4.9%
Operation $993 $1,514,641,703 8.2%
Transportation $439 $670,059,605 3.6%
Other $521 $793,829,806 4.3%
Total Support $4,085 $6,228,537,098 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,903 $2,901,180,624 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,186 $18,580,363,063 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%