Challenger Middle School

Challenger Middle School serves 1,086 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Challenger Middle School operates within the Lee School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,086 students
Challenger Middle School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Challenger Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Challenger Middle School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade Challenger Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Challenger Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Challenger Middle School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
28%
30%
Challenger Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
5%
23%
Challenger Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
64%
41%
Challenger Middle School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Challenger Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.46
Challenger Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
52%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
6%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Lee School District's student population of 87,425 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,213 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,391 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
22
Number of Students Managed 87,425 10,137
Lee School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $822 MM $132 MM
Lee School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $836 MM $140 MM
Lee School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,213 $11,888
Lee School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,391 $12,571
Lee School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cape Coral High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Trafalgar Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Patriot Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.4 miles
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    Cape CoralFL 33991
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    1.3 miles
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    Cape CoralFL 33991
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    1.6 miles
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    1.6PK-5829

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