Challenge School



Challenge School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenge School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 23
1 41
2 51
3 60
4 65
5 73
6 76
7 75
8 70
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenge School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the County of Arapah. It enrolls 534 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenge School is the 313th largest public school in Colorado and the 18,848th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,848th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 313th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 727th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 340th out of 1,097

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Challenge School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 270
(51%)
20,033
(52%)
 Female 264
(49%)
18,598
(48%)

Challenge School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(46%)
21,194
(55%)
 Asian 122
(23%)
3,261
(8%)
 Hispanic 65
(12%)
7,299
(19%)
 Two or More 49
(9%)
2,561
(7%)
 Black 48
(9%)
4,020
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
80
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
216
(1%)

Challenge School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 486
(91%)
27,263
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
8,933
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
2,435
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Challenge School is ranked 904th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenge School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Challenge School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 538
2006 534
2007 534
2008 536
2009 538
2010 535
2011 534
2012 536
2013 533
2014 533
2015 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17
2007 17.3
2008 17.6
2009 17.6
2010 17.9
2011 18.2
2012 17.9
2013 17.9
2014 18.2
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.014869888475836
2006 0.0187265917603
2007 0.0187265917603
2008 0.01865671641791
2009 0.035315985130112
2010 0.044859813084112
2011 0.035580524344569
2012 0.052238805970149
2013 0.048780487804878
2014 0.084427767354597
2015 0.089887640449438

Compare Challenge School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.0%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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