Challenger School - Salt Lake

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked UT School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Challenger School is helping Utah students experience the joys of learning - 07/25/2018
    Challenger School talks about how making learning an enjoyable experience for children helps them succeed not only in school but later in life. If you would like more information on ...moreChallenger School visit ChallengerSchool.com hide
  • Utah teen places fifth in National Spelling Bee - 05/31/2013
    But the 14-year-old Bountiful resident who attends the Challenger School in Salt Lake City beamed as she sauntered off stage to a hug from her mom. She'd never heard her ...moreultimately eliminating word before and said she guessed, knowing it could go either way. hide
  • Utah girl barely misses spot in national spelling bee finals - 05/31/2012
    The 13-year-old from the Challenger School in Salt Lake City made it through five rounds of the spell-a-thon until she came across the French-derived word pissaladire, which means an open-faced ...morepastry topped with olives, onions and anchovies. hide

Top Rankings

Challenger School - Salt Lake ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Utah for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
550 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Challenger School - Salt Lake Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Challenger School - Salt Lake offer a summer program?
Yes, Challenger School - Salt Lake offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Challenger School - Salt Lake's ranking?
Challenger School - Salt Lake ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Utah for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Challenger School - Salt Lake?
The application deadline for Challenger School - Salt Lake is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Challenger School - Salt Lake located?
Challenger School - Salt Lake is located in the Ballpark neighborhood of Salt Lake City, UT. There are 1 other private schools located in Ballpark.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked UT School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Salt Lake City, UT is $10,020 for elementary schools and $10,239 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Salt Lake City, UT is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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