Challenger Elementary School

Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade

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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Common Core Data 2008-2009.
Data contained on this page is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), an agency within the U.S. Department of Education. Information is believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed and is subject to change. At this time, MuniNetGuide is not able to update specific school data. If you have any questions or concerns about the data listed for this school – including address and phone number – please contact the NCES.
Contact and address info

Kentwood Public Schools

2475 52nd St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

(616) 698-2524

Grade Sizes & Demographics

312 students attended Challenger Elementary School in the 2008-2009 school year.

There were 17 teachers on staff, giving Challenger Elementary School a student-teacher ratio of 19.3.

5th Grade - 44 Students

Challenger Elementary School 5th Grade had 44 students

4th Grade - 62 Students

Challenger Elementary School 4th Grade had 62 students

3rd Grade - 52 Students

Challenger Elementary School 3rd Grade had 52 students

2nd Grade - 52 Students

Challenger Elementary School 2nd Grade had 52 students

Kindergarten - 51 Students

Challenger Elementary School Kindergarten had 51 students

Latino - 11.2%

11.2% of Challenger Elementary School's students are Latino

White - 42.0%

42.0% of Challenger Elementary School's students are Caucasian

Black - 31.4%

31.4% of Challenger Elementary School's students are of African descent

Asian - 9.6%

9.6% of Challenger Elementary School's students are of Asian descent

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