Empowerment High School

6400 Westpark Dr Ste 200
Houston, TX 77057
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Empowerment High School serves 374 students in grades 9-12.
Empowerment High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Empowerment High School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Empowerment High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Empowerment High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7970 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
93%
53%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Empowerment High School's ranking?
Empowerment High School is ranked #7970 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Empowerment High School often compared to?
Empowerment High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Phoenix School At Southwest Schools, Wisdom High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Empowerment High School?
The graduation rate of Empowerment High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Empowerment High School?
374 students attend Empowerment High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Empowerment High School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Empowerment High School?
Empowerment High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Empowerment High School offer ?
Empowerment High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Empowerment High School part of?
Empowerment High School is part of Southwest School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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