Inspired for Excellence Academy, Inc. was founded in 2008, as an HISD specialty charter school designed to provide accelerated learning for over-aged students in 5th through 8th grades aimed at getting them on track to graduate from High School on time.
Founder and Head of Schools: Ms. Lois Bullock
Principal: Ms. Letha Gilmore
Enrollment: Inspired for Excellence Academy accepts HISD over-aged students year round. Has the capacity to accommodate 300 students in 2016-2017 academic school year.
Services: Inspired provides the following differential services:
- Student can be *grade-placed one grade upon enrollment (must meet certain requirements)
- Accelerated learning program
- High School credits through APEX ( up to 7 credits for non-core courses)
- Built-in tutorials for core courses
- Saturday tutorials
- Extra-Curricular activities
- Required parental involvement
- Small school setting with nurturing and hands-on environment
Transportation: Houston ISD provides free transportation