PROFICIENCY 12% 66% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%Sunnyside Unified District

Challenger Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Sunnyside Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 944 students and 48 teachers at Challenger Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 700 free lunch students and 63 reduced lunch students.

Challenger Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 66% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch700
Reduced lunch63


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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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 Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.6% 4.4% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 2.4% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 88.5% 88.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.7% 3.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.5% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2265791
Median age33.237.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Speak English66%73%79%
Speak Spanish29%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

Completed 8th grade81.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%
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