PROFICIENCY 21% 45% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Wilsona Elementary
22%Lancaster
38%California

Challenger Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Wilsona Elementary" in Lancaster, CA. There are a total of 578 students and 20 teachers at Challenger Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 532 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Challenger Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 45% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students578
Teachers20
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch532
Reduced lunch32

 

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 Middle 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
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
520-24%
625-29%
715-19%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
530-34%
625-29%
715-19%
815-19%
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.

Challenger Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 17.9% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 10.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 65.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 5.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Lancaster demographics profile

StatisticLancasterCaliforniaNational
Population159,65139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,69325691
Median age31.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Challenger Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.