Challis Jr/sr High School

1110 Bluff Avenue
Challis, ID 83226
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 154 students in grades 7-12, Challis Jr/sr High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50% in ID)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Challis Jr/sr High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Challis Jr/sr High School's student population of 154 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
154 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Challis Jr/sr High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 709 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Challis Jr/sr High School is 0.17, 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.
This School
State Level (ID)
#614 out of 709 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Challis Jr/sr High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Challis Jr/sr High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
91%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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40-59%
80%
This chart displays graduation rate of Challis Jr/sr High School and public school graduation rate of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Challis Jr/sr High School's ranking?
Challis Jr/sr High School is ranked #614 out of 709 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% ID state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% ID state average).
What is the graduation rate of Challis Jr/sr High School?
The graduation rate of Challis Jr/sr High School is 40-59%, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 80%.
How many students attend Challis Jr/sr High School?
154 students attend Challis Jr/sr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Challis Jr/sr High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Challis Jr/sr High School?
Challis Jr/sr High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Challis Jr/sr High School offer ?
Challis Jr/sr High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Challis Jr/sr High School part of?
Challis Jr/sr High School is part of Challis Joint School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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