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Challenger Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
990
Best Middle School in California
#135
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)586-7001
 Location 10810 Parkdale Ave.
San Diego, CA 92126
Charter School No

Challenger Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 135th in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Challenger Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White17.5%173
Black3.8%38
Hispanic19.4%192
Asian Pacific48.1%476
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.7%7
Two or more races10.3%102

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 23.7%

28.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Challenger Middle students are largely upper income and rank 323rd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade326
7th Grade340
8th Grade324
Total990

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 135th in California

Students at Challenger Middle scored an average 66% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls59%79%
Boys60%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander66%78%
Black20% to 29%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic40% to 44%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
White65% to 69%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites15% to 19%*20% to 24%*
Limited English15% to 19%*20% to 24%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.1%22
Boys2%11
Girls2.3%11
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%7
Boys1.3%7
Girls0%0

Location

Challenger Middle
10810 Parkdale Ave.
San Diego, CA
92126
(858)586-7001

10 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA