Challenger School - Middlefield

  • Celebrating nearly 60 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.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes
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Student Body

Total Students406 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Challenger School - Middlefield Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size24 students
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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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  • Palo Alto
    International School Of The Peninsula
    International School Of The Peninsula Photo - ISTP's constituents come from over 30 different nationalities, making the school truly international.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 611 students
    2.3 miles
    151 Laura Ln
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    (650)251-8500
    2.3 PK-8
    611
  • Atherton
    Menlo School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 799 students
    4.9 miles
    50 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650)330-2000
    4.9 6-12
    799

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The average private school tuition in Palo Alto, CA is $24,269 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).