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
5 149
6 161
7 139
8 161
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Wilsona Elementary School District. It enrolls 610 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 610
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.83

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 310
(51%)
701
(50%)
 Male 300
(49%)
692
(50%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 391
(64%)
881
(63%)
 White 103
(17%)
255
(18%)
 Black 91
(15%)
187
(13%)
 American Indian 12
(2%)
16
(1%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
45
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 607
(100%)
1,384
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(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 (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 671
2006 640
2007 621
2008 611
2009 716
2010 665
2011 640
2012 610

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 21.8
2007 19.8
2008 26.6
2009 25.3
2010 N/A
2011 28.6
2012 26.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70044709388972
2006 0.9953125
2007 0.9951690821256
2008 N/A
2009 0.99581005586592
2010 0.99548872180451
2011 0.0109375
2012 0.99508196721311

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,670.0% 26.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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