950 Bluff Avenue
Challis, ID 83226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Challis Elementary School serves 136 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Challis Elementary School's student population of 136 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Challis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Challis Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#630 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
90%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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