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
6 221
7 242
8 255
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Middle School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Academy, School District No. 20, in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 718 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 718
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.3

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 371
(52%)
8,329
(51%)
 Female 347
(48%)
8,025
(49%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 549
(76%)
12,128
(74%)
 Hispanic 87
(12%)
2,032
(12%)
 Two or More 36
(5%)
917
(6%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
651
(4%)
 Black 12
(2%)
490
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
61
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
75
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 657
(92%)
14,031
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(7%)
1,677
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Challenger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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 765
2006 691
2007 583
2008 634
2009 635
2010 691
2011 720
2012 718

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.3
2007 16.2
2008 17.1
2009 16.2
2010 16.9
2011 16.7
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.028758169934641
2006 0.020260492040521
2007 0.032590051457976
2008 0.039432176656151
2009 0.058267716535433
2010 0.082489146164978
2011 0.086111111111111
2012 0.084958217270195

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.5%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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