Challenger Secondary School



Challenger Secondary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Challenger Secondary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 3
10 13
11 67
12 306

Challenger Secondary School is a public high school of the Bethel School District located in Spanaway, WA. It has 390 students in grades 5th through 12th. Challenger Secondary School is the 266th largest public high school in Washington and the 12,596th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 30.0 to 1.

Total Students: 390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30:1
Full Time Teachers: 13

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Challenger Secondary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 209
(54%)
4,410
(53%)
 Female 181
(46%)
3,931
(47%)

Challenger Secondary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(64%)
5,120
(61%)
 Hispanic 40
(10%)
992
(12%)
 Two or More 30
(8%)
310
(4%)
 Black 26
(7%)
924
(11%)
 Asian 23
(6%)
638
(8%)
 American Indian 16
(4%)
170
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
187
(2%)

Challenger Secondary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 212
(54%)
4,944
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(40%)
2,748
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(6%)
649
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Challenger Secondary School is ranked 254th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Challenger Secondary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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 Secondary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 431
2006 474
2007 546
2008 613
2009 346
2010 330
2011 334
2012 390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 14.9
2010 21.2
2011 26.1
2012 30

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38515081206497
2006 0.41772151898734
2007 0.36446886446886
2008 0.22349102773246
2009 0.36416184971098
2010 0.27575757575758
2011 0.54790419161677
2012 0.45641025641026

Compare Challenger Secondary School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
3,000.0% 30.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
This School 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Challenger Secondary School
Spanaway, WA
Public 05 - 12 390 30:1  
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Public 07 - 08 445 21.9:1 1 miles
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Spanaway, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,583 24.4:1 4 miles
Bethel Middle School
Spanaway, WA
Public 07 - 08 409 21.5:1 4 miles
Gates Secondary School
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Public 08 - 12 253 15.8:1 4 miles
Liberty Middle School
Spanaway, WA
Public 07 - 08 514 21.3:1 5 miles
Franklin Pierce High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,105 19.3:1 5 miles
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