Empowerment South Early College High School (Closed 2011)

7414 St Lo Rd,

Houston, TX, 77033-2732

Grades: 9-10

64 students

Empowerment South Early College High School (Closed 2011) served 64 students in grades 9-10.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 69%.
Empowerment South Early College High School (Closed 2011) operated within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-10
Total Students 64 students
Empowerment South Early College High School Total Students (2010-2011)
Gender % 33% Male / 67%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Empowerment South Early College High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2011)
Students by Grade Empowerment South Early College High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Empowerment South Early College High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2011)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
29%
50%
Empowerment South Early College High School Hispanic (2010-2011)
Black
70%
13%
Empowerment South Early College High School Black (2010-2011)
White
n/a
31%
All Ethnic Groups Empowerment South Early College High School Sch Ethnicity Empowerment South Early College High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.64
Empowerment South Early College High School Diversity Score (2010-2011)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
44%
Empowerment South Early College High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Empowerment South Early College High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2011)

District Comparison

School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
3
Number of Students Managed 221,759 799
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jones High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Empowerment College Prep High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kelso Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Jones High School
    7414 St Lo Rd
    Houston , TX , 77033
    (713)733-1111
    0.1  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Houston Empowerment College Prep High School
    7414 Saint Lo
    Houston , TX , 77033
    (713)732-3623
    0.1  mi  |  109  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Houston Kandy Stripe Academy
    Charter School
    5310 Southlea
    Houston , TX , 77033
    (713)734-4909
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Houston Kelso Elementary School
    5800 Southmund St
    Houston , TX , 77033
    (713)845-7451
    0.7  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Bastian Elementary School
    5051 Bellfort
    Houston , TX , 77033
    (713)732-5830
    0.7  mi  |  747  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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