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Challenger Early College High School

Hickory, NC


Challenger Early College High School
2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC  28602
Phone: 828-485-2980
Catawba County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 394
Type: Regular School  
Challenger Early College High School

Challenger Early College High School


Metro Area Ranking

#14
Metro Area High School Ranking: Challenger Early College High School is ranked #14 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (87th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#40
Statewide High School Ranking: Challenger Early College High School is ranked #40 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (92nd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Challenger Early College High School is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Catawba County, NC. Challenger Early College High School has an enrollment of approximately 394 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

96.4
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Challenger Early College High School had a Student Growth Score of 96.4. This placed Challenger Early College High School in the 95th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 21.6 78th 17.5
Math 23.4 84th 18.9
Reading 23.1 76th 19.1
Science 22.8 81st 18.8
Writing 6.5 65th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Challenger Early College High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 51% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 71% - Level 4 (Solid)
 71% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 575
Math 625
Composite Score 1200
SAT Participation Rate 31 %

Challenger Early College High had an average SAT score of 1200 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #13 out of 491 NC high schools (97th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Challenger Early College High was 31% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 15%
 Asian - 15%
 Black - 6%
 Black - 6%
 Hispanic - 23%
 Hispanic - 23%
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 White - 54%
 White - 54%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Challenger Early College High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Challenger Early College High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Saint Stephens Elementary School 3 2.4 miles Conover, NC Regular K-6
Grandview Middle School 3 2.4 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
Webb A Murray Elementary School 6 3.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Thornton Elementary School 5 3.8 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-5
Newton-Conover High School 4 3.8 miles Newton, NC Regular 9-12
Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School 3 3.9 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-12
Newton-Conover Health Science High School 10 3.9 miles Newton, NC Regular 9-12
Oakwood Elementary School 8 4.0 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Newton-Conover Middle School 6 4.1 miles Conover, NC Regular 6-8
Hickory High School 5 4.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-13
Longview Elementary School 5 4.3 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Startown Elementary School 8 4.4 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-6
South Newton Elementary School 5 4.6 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-5
Viewmont Elementary School 4 4.6 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Northview Middle School 8 5.0 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
Shuford Elementary School 9 5.1 miles Conover, NC Regular PK-5
Saint Stephens High School 5 5.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Harry M Arndt Middle School 8 5.3 miles Hickory, NC Regular 7-8
Clyde Campbell Elementary School 7 5.4 miles Hickory, NC Regular K-6
Southwest Elementary School 2 5.6 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5