Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math

13400 Elgin Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609 | (352) 797-7024
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,558
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,558
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 92.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 814 (52.2%)
  • Females: 698 (44.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 144 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 277 (17.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 421 (27.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.06%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math
  Number Percent
1st Grade1398.9%
2nd Grade1368.7%
3rd Grade1469.4%
4th Grade1429.1%
5th Grade1439.2%
6th Grade25016.0%
7th Grade23915.3%
8th Grade23915.3%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Challenger K-8 School of Science and Math

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Best school in town! Just look at how the test scores rank in comparison with the district and state averages.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • School is fantastic. Curriculum is appropriate, discipline is well-managed, morale is high, this is a top notch school.
  • Reviewed by Teacher on July 11, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Although the school itself seems to be fine. It does not have a strong science and math curriculum. I find no difference between other public schools and challenger. In addition the principal cares more about her political career then she does about the children. (...) Although most of the teachers are excellent there are several who do not belong in a teaching position at all and have moved between schools several times in the past year. Tenure should not guarantee them a position.

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