Challenge Early College High School

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5601 West Loop S

Houston, TX 77081

(713) 664-9712

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 458

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

22 Parent Reviews for Challenge Early College High School

My child and I both LOVE this school. The comradie between the approximately 400 students attending this school is outstanding. Because of the awesome advisory program, which meets daily, students from all grades become acquainted with one another. I feel my child is completely safe at this school, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/11

It's an early college with a family environment where we all know and look after eachother

Posted by a student on 11/05/09

Great opportunity for dual credit college courses.

Posted by a parent on 11/05/09

One of the best things about the Challenge community is it's lack of tolerance for injustice toward other students. 'Challenge is no place for hate,' we brag. This is especially true for the school's lesbian/gay/bisexual community, with events such as Ally Week and Day of Silence, put on by the school's ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/05/09

I love Challenge because of the unique people and the small school culture. Also, it is a great academic opportunity because it we, as students, have the chance to graduate high school with our associate's degree, at $25 per semester-long course. honestly, how many students can say they did that? ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/05/09

There are so many things I love about this school. The staff knows everyone and are willing to help kids with their school problems as well as any other problems they may have. The kids themselves are all extremely friendly. If you come in as a loner who stays off by yourself and avoids interacting, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/04/09

When my son interviewed for this school, I don't think he was certain about attending. We went on an information gathering trip. I believe he heard and saw things that appealed to him as a kid entering the completely different world of high school. What he heard he liked. At the introductory meeting, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/04/09

This is a great small school with caring staff. The students are given more freedom than in traditional schools.

Posted by a parent on 11/04/09

This school provides nothing but opportunities for kids to suceed! Students from all backgrounds have found a place that they can find a common ground; whether it be on the soccer teams, theatre arts program, or studying for their college classes - which by the way are free. The staff is like a family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/09

This is the best kept secret in Houston. Small classroom sizes, amazing teachers, and the opportunity to get an associates degree for fre!! They are opening more early colleges around Houston so others will have this opportunity.

Posted by a parent on 10/30/07

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School Profile for Challenge Early College High School

Test scores
Test scores for Challenge Early College High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Challenge Early College High School
Houston Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Houston schools — Challenge Early College High School is located at 5601 West Loop S, Houston TX 77081. 5601 West Loop S is in the 77081 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Challenge Early College High School is the Houston Isd. Challenge Early College High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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