Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math



Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 111
2 150
3 182
4 175
5 182
6 266
7 234
8 190
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math is a public elementary school located in Spring Hill, FL in the Hernando School District. It enrolls 1,582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math is the 16th largest public school in Florida and the 122nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 107
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 122nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 16th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,347th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 12th out of 2,205

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Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 836
(53%)
8,498
(51%)
 Female 746
(47%)
8,169
(49%)

Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,247
(79%)
11,809
(71%)
 Hispanic 179
(11%)
2,550
(15%)
 Two or More 59
(4%)
684
(4%)
 Asian 51
(3%)
265
(2%)
 Black 40
(3%)
1,277
(8%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
17
(0%)

Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,074
(68%)
6,318
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 380
(24%)
8,876
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 128
(8%)
1,473
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math is ranked 575th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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 K-8 School of Science and Math Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1378
2006 1424
2007 1417
2008 1418
2009 1512
2010 1664
2011 1626
2012 1582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 15
2007 13.9
2008 13.2
2009 16.4
2010 14.9
2011 14.8
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28084179970972
2006 0.25280898876404
2007 0.24911785462244
2008 0.25952045133992
2009 0.27843915343915
2010 0.31430288461538
2011 0.33025830258303
2012 0.32111251580278

Compare Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math
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Public KG - 08 1,582 14.8:1  
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Public 06 - 08 937 15.6:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 695 14.2:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 139 9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 08 1,042 13.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 874 14.3:1 3 miles
Spring Hill Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 292 12:1 3 miles
Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology
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Public 06 - 08 120 20:1 3 miles
Fox Chapel Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 671 16:1 4 miles
Explorer K-8
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Public PK - 12 1,799 15.5:1 4 miles
West Hernando Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 854 13.1:1 5 miles
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