Challenger Middle School

Challenger Middle School serves 1,083 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Challenger Middle School operates within the Lee School District.

Overview

The student population of 1083 students has grown by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,083 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
27%
28%
Black
6%
23%
White
64%
42%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.52 0.45
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.
47%
51%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 94,367 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,804 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,284 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
128
22
Number of Students Managed 94,367 9,797
District Total Revenue $858 MM $138 MM
District Spending $896 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,804 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,284 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cape CoralPatriot Elementary School
    711 Sw 18th St
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)242-1023
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 669 students                      
  • Cape CoralSkyline Elementary School
    620 Sw 19th St
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)772-3223
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 841 students                      
  • Cape CoralCape Coral Preparatory And Fitness Academy
    Charter School
    2107 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)829-5134
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 106 students                      
  • Cape CoralCape Coral High School
    Magnet School
    2300 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)574-6766
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1571 students                      
  • Cape CoralTrafalgar Elementary School
    1850 Sw 20th Ave
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)283-3043
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 824 students                      

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