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
5 136
6 136
7 137
8 144
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 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 280
(51%)
641
(49%)
 Male 273
(49%)
664
(51%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 370
(67%)
880
(67%)
 White 105
(19%)
220
(17%)
 Black 56
(10%)
133
(10%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
52
(4%)
 American Indian 10
(2%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(89%)
1,156
(89%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(6%)
72
(6%)
 Not Eligible 30
(5%)
77
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Challenger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 572
2014 578
2015 553

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
2013 27.9
2014 28.9
2015 27.6

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
2013 0.52622377622378
2014 0.9757785467128
2015 0.94575045207957

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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