10215 Lexington Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Challenger Middle School serves 913 students in grades 6-8.
Challenger Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Challenger Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Challenger Middle School's student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
913 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Challenger Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Challenger Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#216 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 913 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Btm 50%)

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