Capital Preparatory Magnet School

Tel: (860)695-9800
Grades: PK-12

521 students

Capital Preparatory Magnet School serves 521 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Capital Preparatory Magnet School operates within the Hartford School District.

Overview

The student population of 521 students has grown by 55% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 521 students
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Capital Preparatory Magnet School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
21%
20%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
43%
13%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Black (2006-2012)
White
27%
61%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Capital Preparatory Magnet School Sch Ethnicity Capital Preparatory Magnet School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.70 0.58
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
42%
30%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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 (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,734 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Hartford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
4
Number of Students Managed 23,734 1,781
Hartford   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $492 MM $29 MM
Hartford   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $490 MM $28 MM
Hartford   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,784 $15,687
Hartford   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,680 $15,388
Hartford   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sports And Medical Sciences Academy (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sports And Medical Sciences Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sports And Medical Sciences Academy (0.3 miles away)
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Hartford, CT public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.39, which is lower than the Connecticut average of 0.4. The most diverse school in Hartford is Discovery Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.