Challenger Middle School



Challenger Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 325
7 312
8 302
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Middle School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Sunnyside Unified School District. It enrolls 939 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 22.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 939
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.8

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 488
(52%)
6,741
(51%)
 Female 451
(48%)
6,401
(49%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 841
(90%)
11,596
(88%)
 American Indian 69
(7%)
519
(4%)
 White 16
(2%)
589
(4%)
 Black 6
(1%)
300
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 869
(93%)
12,269
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(7%)
871
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Challenger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 939
2006 785
2007 710
2008 843
2009 889
2010 909
2011 956
2012 939

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16
2007 15.4
2008 17.6
2009 18.1
2010 19.7
2011 19.4
2012 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94568690095847
2006 0.75414012738854
2007 0.80985915492958
2008 0.83511269276394
2009 0.75590551181102
2010 0.75687568756876
2011
2012 0.074547390841321

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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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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