Challenge Elementary School

  • Challenge Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Challenge Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 44%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Challenge Elementary School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challenge Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,014 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challenge Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rankn/a
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
22%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
55%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Challenge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
7%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Challenge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.620.41
This chart display the diversity score of Challenge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Challenge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdmonds School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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