PROFICIENCY 64% 71% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Huntsville City
48%Huntsville
37%Alabama

Challenger Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Huntsville City" in Huntsville, AL. There are a total of 583 students and 37 teachers at Challenger Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 205 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Challenger Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is 71% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students583
Teachers37.1
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch205
Reduced lunch20

 

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 Challenger Elementary 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

GradeProficiency
All69%
375-79%
470-74%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All59%
355-59%
465-69%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Challenger Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 71.6% 45.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 11.5% 37.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 4.8% 2.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 8.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.3% 5.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Challenger Middle School57%0.0Huntsville, AL
Mt Gap Middle School67%1.0Huntsville, AL
Farley Elementary School57%1.3Huntsville, AL
Weatherly Heights Elementary School70%2.3Huntsville, AL
Roger B Chaffee Elementary School65%3.4Huntsville, AL
Virgil Grissom High School61%3.5Huntsville, AL
Goldsmith-schiffman Elementary72%3.7Huntsville, AL
Whitesburg Middle School50%4.5Huntsville, AL
Hampton Cove Elementary75%5.3Huntsville, AL
Hampton Cove Middle School71%5.3Huntsville, AL
Owens Cross Roads Elementary School55%5.4Owens Cross Roads, AL
Jones Valley Elementary School81%5.9Huntsville, AL

Huntsville demographics profile

StatisticHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
Population188,9734,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8869291
Median age37.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Huntsville

IndexHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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