Capital Preparatory Magnet School

Tel: (860)695-9800
Grades PK-12
701 students
Capital Preparatory Magnet School serves 701 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Capital Preparatory Magnet School operates within the Hartford School District.

School Overview

The student population of 701 students has grown by 158% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 125% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 701 students
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Capital Preparatory Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Capital Preparatory Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
1%
5%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
20%
21%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
50%
13%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
25%
58%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Capital Preparatory Magnet School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.40
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
32%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $23,707 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $27,764 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Hartford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
4
Number of Students Managed 22,156 1,685
Hartford   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $503 MM $31 MM
Hartford   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $589 MM $27 MM
Hartford   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $23,707 $17,550
Hartford   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $27,764 $15,389
Hartford   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is High School Inc. (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sports And Medical Sciences Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hartford Prekindergarten Magnet School (0.1 miles away)
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