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Discovery High School (leave a review)
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+1 (678) 226-4250

1335 Old Norcross Rd

Lawrenceville, Georgia


About Discovery High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Discovery High School is one of 136 schools in the Gwinnett County district of Georgia.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 2,127 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Discovery High School, the average teaching salary of $54,637 is higher than the Georgia state average of $53,902.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Discovery High School 2127$7,78619$54,6370.66
Benefield Elementary School (0.18 miles) 1222$9,99314$53,4060.64
Moore Middle School (1.25 miles) 941$9,42715$57,8540.68
McKendree Elementary School (1.54 miles) 1132$9,76715$61,6980.72
Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology (1.59 miles) 966$9,31517$58,8540.70
Phoenix High School (1.66 miles) 569$11,42120$66,4920.65

Discovery High School

Number of pupils2127
Funding per pupil$7,786
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$54,637
Diversity index0.66

Benefield Elementary School (0.18 miles)

Number of pupils1222
Funding per pupil$9,993
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$53,406
Diversity index0.64

Moore Middle School (1.25 miles)

Number of pupils941
Funding per pupil$9,427
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$57,854
Diversity index0.68

McKendree Elementary School (1.54 miles)

Number of pupils1132
Funding per pupil$9,767
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$61,698
Diversity index0.72

Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology (1.59 miles)

Number of pupils966
Funding per pupil$9,315
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$58,854
Diversity index0.70

Phoenix High School (1.66 miles)

Number of pupils569
Funding per pupil$11,421
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$66,492
Diversity index0.65
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Rankings within Georgia
There are 2,335 schools in Georgia. Rankings don't always go up to 2,335 because some schools have missing data.
45thlargest school
60thhighest number of FTE teachers
2233rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
978thhighest average teaching salary
1089thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
202ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
256thhighest diversity index
1341sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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