Discovery High School

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Discovery High School

Discovery High School is an innovative and inspiring learning environment for students in grades 9-12. Located in the heart of a vibrant urban community, Discovery High School provides a unique and challenging learning experience for all students.
At Discovery High School, students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop their talents. The school offers a wide range of courses and activities designed to meet the needs of every student. From advanced courses in math and science to electives in the arts and humanities, Discovery High School provides an environment where students can grow and learn.
Discovery High School also provides a number of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and activities designed to help students get involved in their community. With a strong focus on service learning, Discovery High School encourages students to give back to their community by engaging in meaningful service projects.
At Discovery High School, students are encouraged to think critically and creatively, and to take ownership of their education. With a strong commitment to academic excellence, Discovery High School is an ideal learning environment for students who are eager to make the most of their high school experience.

Address:

400 Preece Way
Yreka, CA 96097

Phone:

(530) 842-2521

Site:

yhs-yuhsd-ca.schoolloop.com

Grades:

9 – 12

Enrollment:

38 students

Overview Discovery High School

Discovery High School serves 38 students in grades 9-12.
Discovery High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Discovery High School

Discovery High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Discovery High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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