Empowerment Academy

  • Empowerment Academy serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Empowerment Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland 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 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Empowerment Academy's student population of 288 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Empowerment Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Empowerment Academy is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1223 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Empowerment Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Empowerment Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
99%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Empowerment Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Empowerment Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.020.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Empowerment Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Empowerment Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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