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Pre-K-12 Charter School in Austin, TX

Texas Empowerment Academy (TxEA) was founded in 1998 as a mechanism to provide children with an innovative alternative for educational excellence in grades K-12.  Since its inception, The Academy has grown into a jewel in East Austin where primarily African-American students of all labels attend.

School Schedule

Elementary School Schedule

See the Elementary School Schedule for the upcoming school year.

Middle And High School Schedule

See The Middle and High School calendar for the school year

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Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Thank you Michael & Susan Dell Foundation for supporting our Social Emotional Learning &...

Career Advice from Brian K. Reaves

100% of Texas Empowerment Academy’s first graduation class has received three or more college...

Austin American-Statesman Op-Ed

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Board of Directors

Roland Hayes

Earl Grant

Douglas Joiner

Shatandrea Marshall

Shawna Berry-Session