Challenger Elementary School



Challenger Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 85
2 103
3 101
4 101
5 84
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 548 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenger Elementary School is the 552nd largest public school in Arizona and the 17,664th largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 552nd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 756th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 622nd out of 932

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Challenger Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(51%)
1,971
(50%)
 Female 270
(49%)
1,932
(50%)

Challenger Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 544
(99%)
3,862
(99%)
 White 2
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Challenger Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 532
(97%)
3,810
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
70
(2%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
23
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Challenger Elementary School is ranked 163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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
2013 575
2014 576
2015 548

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
2013 19.5
2014 18.9
2015 21.4

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
2013 0.99478260869565
2014 N/A
2015 0.99452554744526

Compare Challenger Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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