Challis Elementary School

  • Challis Elementary School serves 170 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Challis Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Challis Elementary School's student population of 170 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challis Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#580 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
93%
75%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Challis Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.130.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Challis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChallis Joint School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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