Challenge Early College High School

  • Challenge Early College High School serves 470 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Challenge Early College High School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challenge Early College High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challenge Early College High School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#413 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
75%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
9%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Challenge Early College High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.420.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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