Challenger School - Middlefield

3880 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303-0940
Tel: (650)213-8245
Grades: K-9 | 390 students
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Celebrating 45 years of learning and fun, Challenger School is an independent private school that focuses on academic excellence, individual achievement, strong logic and thinking skills, and self-reliance.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-9
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 390 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Challenger School - Middlefield Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our curriculum focuses on the foundations of knowledge: language arts, math, and logic. Early mastery of these basics prepares students for advanced studies and learning at an accelerated pace.
  • Breathtaking Results - Our uniquely structured classes yield astonishing results in young students. Challenger students achieve scores on average in the 90th percentile on the national Stanford Achievement Test (SAT). This means that our average student outperforms nine out of ten students who take that test. Challenger School offers preschool through eighth grade programs that prepare children to live happily and successfully for their whole lives.
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