Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,581
Best Elementary School in Florida
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 9th grade
School District HERNANDO
Type Public
 Phone (352)797-7024
 Location 13400 ELGIN BLVD
SPRING HILL, FL 34609
Charter School No

Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 17th in the best public elementary schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White75.3%1,190
Black3%48
Hispanic13.9%219
Asian Pacific4%64
Native American Indian0.3%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races3.4%53

Family Income

vs. other Florida elementary schools
Upper 15.8%

29.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida elementary school median of 61.5%. By this measure, CHALLENGER K-8 SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATH students are largely upper income and rank 338th in Florida for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten98
1st Grade114
2nd Grade133
3rd Grade168
4th Grade197
5th Grade207
6th Grade222
7th Grade208
8th Grade234
Total1,581

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
88%
Rank in Florida
17th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math scored an average 88% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 54% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.8% of Florida elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls91%89%
Boys91%81%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black90% or more*70% to 79%*
Hispanic85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Multiracial--
White92%85%
With Disabilites60% to 64%*30% to 34%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5%80
Boys7.4%62
Girls2.4%18
Florida Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%11
Boys1.1%9
Girls0.2%2

Location

Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math
13400 ELGIN BLVD
SPRING HILL, FL
34609
(352)797-7024

10 out of 10 1

District

HERNANDO
BROOKSVILLE, FL