Challenger School

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Challenger School Reviews

21 Reviews
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21 Reviews
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Hugh Gourgeon
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    Excellent Curriculum

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - Teacher in Boise, ID

    I worked at Challenger School full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay was on the low side, but close to the market. Outstanding school, far superior to public schools. Emphasis on personal responsibility. Great parent involvement.

    Cons

    Management was a little scattered.

    Recommends
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Challenger School Interviews

Updated Nov 11, 2014
Updated Nov 11, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee
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    Met with HR first so they could do a basic interview with very generic questions--why do you want the position, what are your good qualities/strengths, etc. After that, took a couple tests to make sure I was qualified/intelligent enough to get the position. I believe there were three parts: generic math and reading test, grammar test (specific, must know terms such as compound complex sentence), and an opinion survey. Next step was to meet and interview with the principal of the desired campus. Interview was much more specific, with questions that require more thought. The last step of the interview process was to do a teaching demo for a class while the principal and teacher observed.

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Website www.challengerschool.com
Headquarters Sandy, UT
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1963
Type Company - Private
Industry Education
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Challenger School began in a one-room school in 1963 in San Jose, CA with 11 preschoolers. Over 50 years later, Challenger School flourishes with 23 campuses in five states (CA, ID, NV, TX, UT), teaches over 10,000 students annually, and employs over 1,100 people.

Challenger School offers uniquely fun and challenging academic classes for preschool to eighth grade students...
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Mission: OUR MISSION is to prepare children to become self-reliant, productive individuals;

to teach them to think, speak, and write with clarity, precision, and independence...
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