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Meridian, ID
Students enrolled: 193

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2020 West Everest Ln.
Meridian, ID 83646

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(208) 846-8888
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Amount of homework: Just right
September 23, 2015
The reason I stated just right is because this school is meant for highly academic and gifted students. I can take the heat of these assignments. Most people like me plan ahead

- submitted by a student

September 23, 2015
I have attended challenger now for 8 years and the curriculum is terrific. The teachers may start chatting about themselves every once in a while but they apply the concepts of their stories to the topic being taught. Math is probably the most focused on subject. It gets very complicated and a little frustrating through the years but the concepts are taught well. I would highly recommend sending your child here; for I am a student at this school.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Strongly disagree
August 18, 2015
Their whole motto is "I respect myself and my rights, I respect others and their rights;" yet they do just the opposite.

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
August 18, 2015
The students are taught to do what they are told and not to think on their own.

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
August 16, 2015
Some staff promoted discord between students and caused hurt feelings by openly promoting their favorite students.

- submitted by a parent

August 16, 2015
I have to agree it is the worst school ever. Money is more important than students. Administration and staff have little care or concern for parental input. Student was subjected to intimidation, humiliation and embarrassment as an end to learning. Very detrimental and very sad outcome. Do not recommend Challenger to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2015
Worst school ever. Admin is more interested in money than child's best interest. If you want your child to attend a school where parents are a peripheral component of their education, then Challenger is for you.

- submitted by a parent

March 12, 2014
My son has attended Challenger now for two years and is currently enrolled in their full day kindergarten class. The teachers are exceptional and the environment is amazing. He is reading at an almost second grade level and does math at a first grade level. They just completed their science fair and the kindergarten project as well as presentation were amazing. The kids here are cared for and have such high esteem thanks to great support from all staff. We'll definitely continue at Challenger. They teach to a much higher standard than the public school system and the kids thrive!

- submitted by a parent

December 08, 2013
My son is in his third year at Challenger. He loves it, and has made great progress. He is in the first grade, but probably reads now at a fourth or fifth grade level. He is already adding and subtracting two digit numbers, and solving math problems with understanding. Almost every school day he informs me of an interesting item he learned in science or geography or another subject, often something that I did not know myself. He has gained much confidence in his conversations and relationships with people. All his teachers have been excellent, in my opinion. The administrative staff at Challenger, from the headmaster down to the custodian, have been nothing but professional and competent, and always friendly and open to parents and students. The school is well organized with a calm and safe environment. It has my highest recommendation.

- submitted by a parent

August 03, 2012
This school treated my son like an animal. He ended up getting very upset one day (4 yr old, he had a tantrum over a toy) and they did nothing to protect his safety. He nearly sustained a concussion when he fell to the floor in tears. Totally untrained in early childhood development. We will never step foot in this school again.

- submitted by a parent

February 27, 2011
My child has attended Challenger for 3 years and is now in Kindergarten. They foster independence while providing an excellent education. There is not just a focus on reading, but also math, science, geography, history and music. The teach how to be a great American. The classroom runs smoothing and the teachers and the headmaster care about the students. The headmaster knows not only the students names, but also the parents.

- submitted by a parent

January 06, 2011
Challenger Preschool is excellent, lots of fun and very instructive. Challenger teaches preschoolers independence and encourages them to learn how to do it themselves. Our experience in 3 year old and 4 year old preschool have been great. The school has a nice community and is diverse which is such a bonus here in an area with not a lot of diversity. High standards and a great activities and challenges make Challenger standout.

- submitted by a parent
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Challenger School-Everest
2020 West Everest Ln., Meridian, ID  83646
(208) 846-8888
Last modified Challenger School-Everest is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Challenger School-Everest Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top