Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Texas Empowerment Academy: B

Total students

283

Avg. teacher experience

4.7 years

Texas Empowerment Academy: 4.5 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 90.3%

Texas Empowerment Academy is an charter elementary/secondary school in Austin, TX, in the Texas Empowerment Academy school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 283 students. 39.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of C for the 2018-2019 school year.

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 9.3% during the 2019-2020 school year.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,735, which is $906 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 4.7 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

3613 Bluestein Dr
Austin, TX 78721

Office phone number

(512) 494-1076

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Texas Empowerment Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.4 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

283

African American

251 (88.7%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 89.8%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

22 (7.8%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 6.8%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

3 (1.1%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0.8%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

7 (2.5%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 2.5%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

88.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

7.8%

Pacific Islander

1.1%

White

N/A

Two or more races

2.5%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

39.6 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 35.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

78.4 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 75.4%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

0.4 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0.3%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

39.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

78.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

9.2 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 9.1%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

9.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

C

Texas Empowerment Academy: B

Student achievement (2018-2019)

C

Texas Empowerment Academy: C

School progress (2018-2019)

C

Texas Empowerment Academy: B

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

C

Texas Empowerment Academy: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 89.2%

White

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

9.3 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 9.3%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

7.3 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 7.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

Masked

Texas Empowerment Academy: Masked

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

White

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

13.4 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 12.3%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

12.9 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 12%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

20.7 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 17.6%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 7.2%

White

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

0 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

0 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 22%

African American

0 %

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 19.5%

White

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59%

African American

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 58.9%

White

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

19.4

African American

19.4 (100%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 100%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 0%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1.9 (9.7%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 7.2%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

14.6 (75.2%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 73.9%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

2 (10.1%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 15.1%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

1 (5%)

Texas Empowerment Academy: 3.8%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

14.6

Texas Empowerment Academy: 13.6

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

4.7 years

Texas Empowerment Academy: 4.5 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,735

Texas Empowerment Academy: $55,334

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$52,115

Texas Empowerment Academy: $51,570

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$52,409

Texas Empowerment Academy: $51,246

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$63,063

Texas Empowerment Academy: $64,089

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$72,000

Texas Empowerment Academy: $60,616

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$90,949

Texas Empowerment Academy: $90,949

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

N/A

Texas Empowerment Academy: N/A

Statewide: $69,974

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