|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||HOUSTON ISD|
|Location||5601 W LOOP S
HOUSTON, TX 77081
Challenge Early College High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 29th in the best public high schools in Texas.
The Challenge Early College High School student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||1|
|Two or more races||0.6%||3|
55.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, CHALLENGE EARLY COLLEGE H S students are largely lower-middle income and rank 826th in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at Challenge Early College High School scored an average 97% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.1% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% or more*||95% or more*|
|Boys||90% or more*||95% or more*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Black||50% or more*||90% or more*|
|Hispanic||95% or more*||95% or more*|
|White||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Challenge Early College High School students in 2015 was 1080.
218 out of 221 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (99%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 33% and in the top 3% for participation.
Challenge Early College High School offers 7 AP courses. 78 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Challenge Early College High School had 363 taking AP exams with a 94 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 26% percentile and well below the state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||26%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||78%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Courses Offered||7|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||0%|
Challenge Early College High School
5601 W LOOP S