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5801 West Greenbriar Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308-3847
p. 602-938-5411

Challenge Charter School
in Glendale, AZ

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Challenge School Inc.
State Agency:
Arizona Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 6th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEsN/A
Surrounding communitySuburb, Large Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet SchoolN/A
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Glendale, AZ 85308-3847
Total Population65,274 (65,274 urban / N/A rural)
Households22,999 (2.82 people per house)
Median Household Income$63,644
Families17,769 (3.18 people per family)
Pop. — African American1,661
Pop. — Asian2,636
Pop. — Pacific Islander174
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native635
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)59,471
Pop. — Other2,399

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 84 13%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 43 7%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 127 20%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     5%
English Language Learners     2%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A47%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A66%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A76%
White Non-HispanicN/A74%
All StudentsN/A70%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients N/A 73.36%
GED Recipients     4.52%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Challenge Charter School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic25<3%5%
Asian / Pacific Islander49>7%2%
American Indian / Alaskan Native2<N/A5%
White Non-Hispanic465>72%44%
Kindergarten 2 9 8 77 96
1st Grade 4 15 15 80 114
2nd Grade 8 16 7 79 110
3rd Grade 5 20 6 2 73 106
4th Grade 1 16 7 57 81
5th Grade 4 14 3 48 69
6th Grade 1 8 3 51 63
Total 25 98 49 2 465 639

Challenge School Inc. – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Challenge Charter School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional AidesN/A29%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; SupervisorsN/A0%
Library / Media SpecialistN/A2%
Library / Media SupportN/A4%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)N/A1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)N/A2%
Guidance Staff TotalN/A3%
District AdminsN/A1%
Dist. Admin/SpptN/A1%
School AdminsN/A5%
School Admin/SpptN/A11%
Other SupportN/A27%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Challenge School Inc. Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $3,594
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $1,712
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $1,712
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $4,401
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund  $511
 Bond Fund  $1,192
 Other Funds  $3,146
Total Revenues$4,145,000<$6,486$9,960
Total Expenses$3,316,000<$5,189$8,831

Challenge School Inc. Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$743,000$3,882,445
Special Education Programs$85,000$1,077,424
Vocational Education Programs $461,256
Other Education Programs $419,349
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$1,170,000$347,000$5,127,648$1,371,230
Support Services
 Instructional Staff  $540,458$147,672
 General Administration$40,000$32,000$168,609$43,297
 School Administration$257,000$110,000$597,342$151,725
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$82,000$25,000$727,898$242,158
 Student Transportation$75,000$21,000$568,921$182,603
 Business / Central / Other$71,000$16,000$447,715$133,765
Food Services$55,000$20,000$362,105$112,380

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Challenge School Inc..
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff  $216
  General Administration$91,000<$142$432
  School Administration$471,000<$737$763
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$262,000<$410$1,167
  Student Transportation$154,000<$241$441
  Business / Central / Other$112,000<$175$552
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$220,000<$344$459
  Enterprise Operations  $59
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$221,000>$345$192
 Adult Education  $114
Capital Outlay
 Construction  $1,451
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment  $220
 Other Equipment  $255
 Non-Specified Equipment   
 Total  $1,597
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems   
Debt Interest  $188

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Challenge School Inc..
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I  $432
  Children with Disabilities Idea  $160
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality  $73
  Safe and Drug Free Schools  $17
  Title V, Part A   
  Vocational and Tech Education  $34
  Bilingual Education  $24
  Child Nutrition Act$51,000<$79$276
  Other  $530
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $2,210
  Indian Education  $80
  Other  $1,927
 Non-Specified  $530
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$3,352,000<$5,245$5,655
 Staff Improvement Programs$13,000<$20$22
 Special Education Programs  $5
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$13,000<$20$23
 Bilingual Education Programs  $41
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $7
 Vocational Education Programs  $18
 School Lunch Programs   
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs  $910
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs  $244
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits  $277
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions  $1,206
 Property Taxes  $4,103
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $241
 From Cities and Counties  $125
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents  $49
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $43
 School Lunch$100,000>$156$105
 Textbook Sales and Rentals  $1
 District Activity Receipts$104,000>$162$122
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services  $63
 Interest Earnings$28,000<$43$113

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