Discovery Canyon Campus High School

Public 9-12

 1810 Northgate Boulevard
       Colorado Springs, CO  80921-3114


 (719) 234-1800

District: Academy School District No. 20

SchoolDigger Rank:
35th of 388 Colorado High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  18.0
Number of students:  1,172

Racial breakdown:
White:
76.4%
Hispanic:
11.4%
Two or more races:
5.5%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  7.8%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Discovery Canyon Campus High School ranked better than 84.2% of elementary schools in Colorado. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Discovery Canyon Campus High School ranked better than 91% of high schools in Colorado. It also ranked 4th among 8 ranked high schools in the Academy School District No. 20. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 87.45. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (76.4%), Hispanic (11.4%), two or more races (5.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 7.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Discovery Canyon Campus High School is 18, which is the 4th best among 8 high schools in the Academy School District No. 20. (See more...)
Compare Discovery Canyon Campus High School employs 65 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Discovery Canyon Campus High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Discovery Canyon Campus High School 151st of 956 Colorado public elementary schools. (See Discovery Canyon Campus High School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Discovery Canyon Campus High School 35th of 388 Colorado public high schools. (See Discovery Canyon Campus High School in the ranking list.)

Academy School District No. 20:

SchoolDigger ranks Academy School District No. 20 9th of 124 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Discovery Canyon Campus High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2008 93.07 8th 301 97.3%
2009 92.53 10th 310 96.8%
2010 89.80 23rd 327 93.0%
2011 88.84 29th 337 91.4%
2012 88.29 24th 334 92.8%
2013 87.43 30th 349 91.4%
2014 89.95 25th 369 93.2%
2015 72.70 38th 292 87.0%
2016 48.29 89th 255 65.1%
2017 52.27 88th 256 65.6%
2018 87.45 35th 388 91.0%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Saturday, April 9, 2011

Open Quote Children receive a wonderful education here. I choice my children into DCC as an out-of-district parent. The academics are well worth it! My children are also invoved in extra-curriclar activities, including sports. The staff is high quality. Both the teachers and the administrative staff is approachable. All the driving to and from school has more than paid off. I have not looked back since I made the choice to send my children to DCC. Close Quote


by a parent
Saturday, February 20, 2010

Open Quote Excellent school! Don't think that means it's easy. If your kids are looking at attending college this school will get them ready. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Discovery Canyon Campus High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2006 261 6 10 19 2 n/a n/a 0 298
2007 705 29 53 59 4 n/a n/a 0 850
2008 1026 28 68 90 10 n/a n/a 0 1222
2009 1328 37 81 107 15 n/a n/a 0 1568
2010 1517 49 101 121 16 n/a n/a 0 1804
2011 1710 56 78 199 12 8 107 0 2170
2012 1808 57 72 232 10 9 108 0 2296
2013 1863 55 78 259 8 9 135 0 2407
2014 1941 61 78 267 9 11 142 0 2509
2015 856 28 37 115 4 8 59 0 1107
2016 895 29 41 134 2 7 64 0 1172

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Discovery Canyon Campus High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2006 298 16.9 17.6 2.3
2007 850 48.0 17.7 3.2
2008 1222 75.6 16.2 3.8
2009 1568 91.3 17.2 5.1
2010 1804 102.5 17.5 5.3
2011 2170 123.1 17.6 5.9
2012 2296 127.3 18.0 7.7
2013 2407 132.6 18.1 7.5
2014 2509 139.8 17.9 7.3
2015 1107 64.0 17.2 7.1
2016 1172 65.0 18.0 7.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Discovery Canyon Campus High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2006 298 16.9 17.6 2.3
2007 850 48.0 17.7 3.2
2008 1222 75.6 16.2 3.8
2009 1568 91.3 17.2 5.1
2010 1804 102.5 17.5 5.3
2011 2170 123.1 17.6 5.9
2012 2296 127.3 18.0 7.7
2013 2407 132.6 18.1 7.5
2014 2509 139.8 17.9 7.3
2015 1107 64.0 17.2 7.1
2016 1172 65.0 18.0 7.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education.

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