Empower Charter

  • Empower Charter serves 108 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Empower Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Empower Charter's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students108 students
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Empower Charter by grade.

School Comparison

  • Empower Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Empower Charter is 0.39, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Empower Charter and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Empower Charter and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Hispanic
77%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
13%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Empower Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.390.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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