Challenger School - Salt Lake

  • Celebrating over 50 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 Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes
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Student Body

Total Students550 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Challenger School - Salt Lake Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
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Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

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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  • Salt Lake City
    Grades: NS-12 | 943 students
    1.6 miles
    720 Guardsman Way and 843 S Lincoln Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    (801)355-7485
    1.6 NS-12
    943
  • Salt Lake City
    Grades: PK-12 | 46 students
    3.9 miles
    547 W. 3900 So. Suite E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801)253-0365
    3.9 PK-12
    46
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    11.9 miles
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    (801)816-2203
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  • Salt Lake City
    Grades: PK-8 | 354 students
    2.9 miles
    1452 E 2700 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84106
    (801)486-4895
    2.9 PK-8
    354
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