Challenger Elementary School

9434 Hughes Ranch Rd
Pearland, TX 77581
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Challenger Elementary School serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Challenger Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Challenger Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Challenger Elementary School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Challenger Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Challenger Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1631 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
52%
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Black
23%
13%
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White
26%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePearland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Challenger Elementary School is Glenda Dawson High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nolan Ryan J High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Silverlake Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearland Glenda Dawson High School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,518 students
    0.8 miles
    2050 Cullen Blvd
    Pearland, TX 77581
    (281) 412-8800
    0.8 9-12 2,518
  • Pearland Silverlake Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 730 students
    1.3 miles
    2550 Co Rd Ninety
    Pearland, TX 77584
    (713) 436-8000
    1.3 PK-4 730
  • Pearland Silvercrest Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-4 | 727 students
    1.6 miles
    3003 Southwyck Pkwy
    Pearland, TX 77584
    (713) 436-2245
    1.6 PK-4 727
  • Alvin Nolan Ryan J High School Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,099 student
    1.8 miles
    11500 Shadow Creek Pkwy
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3210
    1.8 6-8 1,099
  • Alvin Shadow Creek High School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,180 students
    1.9 miles
    11850 Broadway
    Alvin, TX 77511
    (281) 245-3800
    1.9 9-12 2,180

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