PROFICIENCY 93% 174% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah

Challenge School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 533 students and 29 teachers at Challenge School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 33 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Challenge School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 92.5%, which is 174% higher than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch33
Reduced lunch12


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Challenge School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3>= 90%
4>= 90%
6>= 95%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4>= 90%
5>= 95%
7>= 95%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Challenge School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.5% 55.4% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 7.5% 11.6% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 23.2% 8.2% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.5% 18.6% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.5% 5.4% 3.5% 3.1%

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Aurora demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2875091
Median age34.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English68%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Aurora

Completed 8th grade84.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Challenge School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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