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
6 374
7 357
8 352
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Middle School is a public elementary school located in Cape Coral, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 1,083 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,083
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 64

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 545
(50%)
29,739
(48%)
 Male 538
(50%)
31,800
(52%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 693
(64%)
27,366
(44%)
 Hispanic 285
(26%)
22,097
(36%)
 Black 62
(6%)
9,391
(15%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
981
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
58
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
112
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 516
(48%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 412
(38%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(14%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Challenger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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
2006 290
2007 827
2008 991
2009 1031
2010 1096
2011 1082
2012 1083

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 18.1
2007 16.9
2008 17
2009 17.8
2010 18.7
2011 17.2
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.53448275862069
2007 0.55743651753325
2008 0.59838546922301
2009 0.63142580019399
2010 0.60948905109489
2011 0.64048059149723
2012 0.61957525392428

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 62.0%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,083 16.9:1  
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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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