Challenger Early College High School

  • Challenger Early College High School serves 397 students in grades 9-13.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Challenger Early College High School's student population of 397 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challenger Early College High School's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challenger Early College High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#63 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:116:1
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Asian
15%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
17%
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Black
6%
26%
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White
54%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.46
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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