Challenger Middle School



Challenger Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 155
7 182
8 179
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Challenger Middle School is a public high school of the Huntsville City School District located in Huntsville, AL. It has 516 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.5

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Challenger Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 266
(52%)
6,684
(51%)
 Female 250
(48%)
6,427
(49%)

Challenger Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 365
(71%)
6,349
(48%)
 Black 91
(18%)
5,466
(42%)
 Asian 32
(6%)
313
(2%)
 Hispanic 17
(3%)
697
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
195
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
72
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Challenger Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 345
(67%)
7,180
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(28%)
5,347
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
584
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Challenger Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Challenger Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 613
2006 596
2007 541
2008 565
2009 567
2010 548
2011 536
2012 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.3
2007 14.1
2008 15.4
2009 12.9
2010 13.1
2011 14.5
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14355628058728
2006 0.19127516778523
2007 0.12569316081331
2008 0.21946902654867
2009 0.25220458553792
2010 0.27372262773723
2011 0.27425373134328
2012 0.33139534883721

Compare Challenger Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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