Challenger Basic School

  • Challenger Basic School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Challenger Basic School's student population of 329 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#21 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Challenger Basic School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Challenger Basic School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
83%
38%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Challenger Basic School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.300.65
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Challenger Basic School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChallenger Basic Inc. School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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