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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,083 students
Challenger Middle School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Challenger Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Challenger Middle School 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
Challenger Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Challenger Middle School Asian (2007-2013)
Hispanic
27%
28%
Challenger Middle School Hispanic (2007-2013)
Black
6%
23%
Challenger Middle School Black (2007-2013)
White
64%
42%
Challenger Middle School White (2007-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Challenger Middle School Sch Ethnicity Challenger Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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
Challenger Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 94,488 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
128
22
Number of Students Managed 94,488 9,326
Lee School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $858 MM n/a
District Spending $896 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,804 $0
Lee School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,284 $0
Lee School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Patriot Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cape CoralPatriot Elementary School
    711 Sw 18th St
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)242-1023
    0.3 mi | 669 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Cape CoralSkyline Elementary School
    620 Sw 19th St
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)772-3223
    0.4 mi | 841 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Cape CoralCape Coral Preparatory And Fitness Academy
    Charter School
    2107 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)829-5134
    Charter School

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

    1.3 mi | 1571 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Cape CoralCape Coral Charter School
    Charter School
    76 Mid Cape Ter
    Cape CoralFL 33991
    (239)995-0904
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | 656 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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