Challenger Middle School

Challenger Middle School serves 1,082 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Challenger Middle School operates within the Lee School District.

Overview

The student population of 1082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,082 students
Challenger Middle School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Challenger Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
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 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. 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 (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Challenger Middle School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
26%
28%
Challenger Middle School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
6%
23%
Challenger Middle School Black (2007-2012)
White
63%
43%
Challenger Middle School White (2007-2012)
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.
0.53 0.69
Challenger Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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%
49%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
16%
8%
Challenger Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 92,375 students has grown by 12282% over five years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
124
20
Number of Students Managed 92,375 9,762
Lee School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $858 MM $138 MM
Lee School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $896 MM $159 MM
Lee School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $1,150,381 $13,793
Lee School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $1,201,479 $15,882
Lee School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Cape Coral Patriot Elementary School
    711 Sw 18th St
    Cape Coral , FL , 33991
    (239)242-1023
    0.2  mi  |  690  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cape Coral Skyline Elementary School
    620 Sw 19th St
    Cape Coral , FL , 33991
    (239)772-3223
    0.4  mi  |  819  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cape Coral Cape Coral Preparatory And Fitness Academy
    Charter School
    2107 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape Coral , FL , 33991
    (239)829-5134
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  Pre-K-8
  • Cape Coral Cape Coral High School
    Magnet School
    2300 Santa Barbara Blvd
    Cape Coral , FL , 33991
    (239)574-6766
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  1519  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cape Coral Trafalgar Elementary School
    1850 Sw 20th Ave
    Cape Coral , FL , 33991
    (239)283-3043
    1.6  mi  |  839  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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