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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Teachers at this school are effective:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Leadership at this school is effective:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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Leadership and management are horrible! Please be cautious when applying to this school.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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Extremely disappointed. My child was fairly accepted into this school only to be told two months later into the school year that she was not advanced enough. Then I was threatened that my child could possibly not return the following school year. I moved our whole life out here based on my child's acceptance then was told this. Academics are great but leadership is a joke. Apply at your own risk!




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Both of my sons have thrived at Challenge. They are academically challenged and the rigorous curriculum has met their advanced needs. Most importantly, the staff cares about the WHOLE child. My boys are loved, valued, and respected for who they are beyond their academic abilities. We are proud to be part of the Challenge community and grateful for the opportunity!

Develops character: Strongly agree


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Although I believe these attributes must first come from family, they are reinforced through community work, volunteerism, and projects at the school. The school has a strong sense of community that is reinforced through opportunities to interact with students in all classes and ages.



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The current leadership of the school is not a good fit. Many things that made the school special are changing ands parents have little to no input in the school community.


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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The leadership of the school is tearing the community apart. The new principal doesn't understand the community or its diversity. Significant decisions are being made with out notifying or consulting the school community of the changes. The unique attributes which made this school special are being striped away. It now feels like any other public school. The community is so divided that this school who once had an abundance of parent volunteers is struggling to find anyone to do basic things like shelve books in the library. It is heart breaking.



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my friend told me about this school ,This school is very good rate and very good school .So that I'm so interested Because my son his brain is very smart so that I'm thinking about for my son future .



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Challenge used to be a superior learning environment for the academically motivated and gifted learner. However, it has fallen to the bureaucracy and sub-standards of current school administrators all the way up the district level. Sadly, the curriculum changes, admittance of non qualified students, and district administrators are running the school into the ground to be nothing more than a regular neighborhood school.


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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The teachers are amazing! They share a gift and a passion to educate these kids in the best ways possible. While they are being more and more restricted in their talents, they absolutely do their best!!!

Develops character: Strongly disagree


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Students are misled. They are provided the promise of an advanced education, but are merely following the district curriculum and standards.

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Last modified Challenge School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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