Challenger Elementary



Challenger Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 116
1 115
2 125
3 126
4 149
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pearland, TX in the Pearland Independent School District. It enrolls 662 students in grades 1st through 12th. Challenger Elementary is the 1,419th largest public school in Texas and the 9,855th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,855th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,419th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,317th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,237th out of 4,778

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Challenger Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 357
(54%)
5,779
(52%)
 Female 305
(46%)
5,441
(48%)

Challenger Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 224
(34%)
4,425
(39%)
 Hispanic 148
(22%)
3,683
(33%)
 Asian 134
(20%)
1,187
(11%)
 Black 122
(18%)
1,519
(14%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
362
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Challenger Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 513
(77%)
8,062
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(18%)
2,619
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
539
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Challenger Elementary is ranked 3,741st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 885
2006 818
2007 725
2008 718
2009 701
2010 739
2011 705
2012 690
2013 671
2014 660
2015 662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.2
2007 16.3
2008 16.5
2009 16.7
2010 16.8
2011 17
2012 17.7
2013 16.4
2014 16.6
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15932203389831
2006 0.15036674816626
2007 0.17379310344828
2008 0.21448467966574
2009 0.21683309557775
2010 0.19891745602165
2011 0.18297872340426
2012 0.21449275362319
2013 0.20417287630402
2014 0.23636363636364
2015 0.22507552870091

Compare Challenger Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 662 15.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 983 16.9:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 05 198 7:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 04 265 3:1 3 miles
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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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