Challenger Middle School

10215 Lexington Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 | (719) 234-3000
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 635
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 10215 Lexington Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
School District Details
  • Academy 20
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,199
  • Graduation Rate: 93.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.6
  • Enrolled Students: 22,620

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 635
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 338 (53.2%)
  • Females: 297 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 27 (4.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 37 (5.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Challenger Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Challenger Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20131.7%
7th Grade20231.8%
8th Grade23236.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 39%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:61%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,842
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Challenger Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,62824%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,49276%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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