Best Middle School in California#135
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||San Diego Unified|
|Location||10810 Parkdale Ave.
San Diego, CA 92126
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.
The Challenger Middle student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.7%||7|
|Two or more races||10.3%||102|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California135th
Rating9 out of 10
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|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||66%||78%|
|Black||20% to 29%*||40% to 49%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 44%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 64%*||70% to 74%*|
|White||65% to 69%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||15% to 19%*||20% to 24%*|
|Limited English||15% to 19%*||20% to 24%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
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10810 Parkdale Ave.
San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA