Challenger Elementary School



Challenger Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 103
2 88
3 111
4 78
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Nogales, AZ in the Nogales Unified School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenger Elementary School is the 551st largest public school in Arizona and the 17,318th largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,318th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 551st out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 636th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 574th out of 948

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Challenger Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 279
(51%)
2,024
(51%)
 Female 268
(49%)
1,944
(49%)

Challenger Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 543
(99%)
3,916
(99%)
 White 4
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Challenger Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 411
(75%)
2,902
(73%)
 Not Eligible 86
(16%)
707
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
359
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Challenger Elementary School is ranked 219th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Challenger Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 516
2006 503
2007 493
2008 498
2009 520
2010 519
2011 549
2012 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16.8
2007 17.3
2008 17.9
2009 21
2010 18.7
2011 18.9
2012 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99418604651163
2006 0.67196819085487
2007 0.84381338742394
2008 0.85943775100402
2009 0.81923076923077
2010 0.87090558766859
2011 0.82513661202186
2012 0.84277879341865

Compare Challenger Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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