The Empowerment Academy is an PK-8th grade public charter school located in Baltimore City. They incorporates character education into their curriculum which teaches; trustworthiness, responsibility, caring, citizenship, fairness, and respect. I love that they have Spanish instruction and also the Arts,
... Read more such as; drama and music. Some of the activities at the school are; Learn It (which is an extended care and educational program that provides homework assistance, science, and much more), 50 hours of committed volunteerism (They truly believe that not just the students and staff, but parents and community as a whole has the responsibility to develop and insure success for our students.), parents seminars and workshops (helps parents to learn and develop skills that are needed to assist our children in becoming great students). All of the staff are wonderful. They are patient and kind, and are well equipped to give our students what they need academically to insure success. The only thing that needs improvement is air conditioning for the building but I believe with a lot of fund raising that will be accomplished. I'm so proud to be a grandparent of an Empowerment Academy student. Read less
Posted by a other on 10/09/13
This is an excellent school. From the Principal to teachers to students. I did all of my research and due diligence to find a great school for my 1st grader and we are blessed that he got into this school. There are several charter schools in Baltimore City but this one is by far the best. Everyone is
... Read more very kind and respectable and I like that the Prinicipal and Teachers are all very approachable It makes me feel good that I can drop my child off there for school and know that he is in a safe learning environment. They have a really good curriculum and lots of activities to keep the students and parents busy which inturns helps with the family unit. Would highly recommend. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/07/13
My daughter has attended this school from k-8th grade and it is a great school. One of the things that other schools lack is parent envolvement & this school requires that all parents volunteer a certain amount of hours each year in order for your child to attend. They also offer a literacy for the
... Read more arts program that is great! And the kids are known for there high test scores. This is a Great school & I recommend. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/22/11
I gave this school 5 stars because my daughter has learned a lot more in The Empowerment Academy since being enrolled. Her grades and teachers are exceptional. My daughter stays on task and has been above task a whole lot lately, which makes us very proud of her. Thank you to all the teachers that she
... Read more has/had; you are phenomenal. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/29/10
The Empowerment Academy is one of the best schools in Baltimore City. I am a very proud parent. My child is always eager to attend school. The staff here is excellent they do their jobs and more. Thw Principals are the best they are funding finders, which means great opportunities for each child that
... Read more attends the school. I love this school!!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/18/08
The Empowerment Academy, 'TEA', is an outstanding school! This is a public Charter School run like a private school! They have a very experienced staff and principal that maintain a great level of seriousness and concern. My sons used to attend private Catholic school. I would say this is the same, if
... Read more not better. The school now offers physical education, theater, music with Violin and a very inexpensive aftercare. 460 for the entire school year with a sibbling discount!!! Outstanding school!!! My sons have reading , math and writing assignments everynight Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/19/08
The Empowerment Academy is the absolute best Charter School in Baltimore City. The staff are all Certified Teachers and Certified Caregivers. They set the standard on how it takes a Whole Village to raise our children. I am grateful that the staff comes prepared to teach and collect results, instead
... Read more of coming prepared to collect a paycheck. The excellence leads from the top and filters through the entire staff. Education is key in this edifice. I am privileged to have my son take part of something great. I know that he will always take what he learned at TEA and use it throughout the rest of his life. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/18/08
Overall this school does provide a safe environment for students. It doesn't over anything for students that are advanced. Teachers are fair alot are new and would benefit from a teacher mentor program. The do over arts, but it doesn't foster or build on a student natural ability. School parent involvement
... Read more is weak. They have an excellent parent liason. Read less
Empowerment Academy is a Godsend. It has given my child the opportunity to achieve. I think the staff treat my child as if he is one of the family unlike public school who treat children as part of the job. The 4th grade teacher is a professional and accessible to the parent and their needs. If you
... Read more are one of the lucky one who child is enrolled you would not regret this experience Read less
* In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
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Baltimore schools — Empowerment Academy is located at 851 Braddish Ave, Baltimore MD 21216. 851 Braddish Ave is in the 21216 ZIP code in Baltimore, MD The school district for Empowerment Academy is the Baltimore City Public Schools. Empowerment Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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