Challenger Elementary School



Challenger Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 159
1 136
2 141
3 145
4 141
5 151
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tamarac, FL in the Broward School District. It enrolls 906 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenger Elementary School is the 245th largest public school in Florida and the 2,094th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 906
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,094th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 245th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,066th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 562nd out of 2,205

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Challenger Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 457
(50%)
95,693
(52%)
 Female 449
(50%)
88,893
(48%)

Challenger Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 379
(42%)
73,516
(40%)
 Hispanic 255
(28%)
53,843
(29%)
 White 210
(23%)
44,989
(24%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
5,156
(3%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
6,342
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
181
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
559
(0%)

Challenger Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(51%)
94,802
(51%)
 Not Eligible 355
(39%)
75,238
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(10%)
14,546
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Challenger Elementary School is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.8%) is slightly 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1232
2006 1163
2007 1174
2008 1062
2009 782
2010 849
2011 921
2012 906

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.4
2007 15.9
2008 12.5
2009 16.6
2010 17.3
2011 18.8
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37581168831169
2006 0.4067067927773
2007 0.4114139693356
2008 0.48022598870056
2009 0.55115089514066
2010 0.58303886925795
2011 0.61237785016287
2012 0.60816777041943

Compare Challenger Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.8%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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