Empowerment South Early College High School (Closed 2012)

  • Empowerment South Early College High School served 64 students in grades 9-10.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 71%.
  • Empowerment South Early College High School operated within the Houston Independent School District.

School 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 % Empowerment South Early College High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Empowerment South Early College High School Total Teachers (2010-2011)
Students by Grade Empowerment South Early College High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 16:1
Hispanic
29%
52%
Empowerment South Early College High School Black Students (2010-2011)
Black
71%
13%
Empowerment South Early College High School Black Students (2010-2011)
All Ethnic Groups Empowerment South Early College High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.41
Empowerment South Early College High School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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%
52%
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%
6%
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
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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