9434 Hughes Ranch Rd
Pearland, TX 77581
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Challenger Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Challenger Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Challenger Elementary School's student population of 573 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
573 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Challenger Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1547 out of 8043 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
32%
53%
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Black
22%
13%
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White
23%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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