Challenger Early College High School



Challenger Early College High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Early College High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 104
10 102
11 83
12 70

Challenger Early College High School is a public high school of the Catawba County School District located in Hickory, NC. It has 359 students in grades 9th through 12th. Challenger Early College High School is the 398th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 13,202nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.0 to 1.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.34

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Challenger Early College High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 228
(64%)
3,970
(49%)
 Male 131
(36%)
4,200
(51%)

Challenger Early College High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(49%)
5,914
(72%)
 Asian 77
(21%)
568
(7%)
 Hispanic 71
(20%)
923
(11%)
 Black 23
(6%)
418
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
323
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Challenger Early College High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 170
(47%)
4,299
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(42%)
3,188
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(10%)
683
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Challenger Early College High School is ranked 370th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Early College High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Early College High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 95
2006 189
2007 257
2008 362
2009 359
2010 353
2011 348
2012 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 18.7
2007 19.5
2008 25.5
2009 23.4
2010 24.9
2011 25.7
2012 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.10894941634241
2008 0.16298342541436
2009 0.31754874651811
2010 0.46742209631728
2011 0.58620689655172
2012 0.52646239554318

Compare Challenger Early College High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.6%
 

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