Aspire Capitol Heights Academy

  • Aspire Capitol Heights Academy serves 276 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Aspire Capitol Heights Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Aspire Capitol Heights Academy's student population of 276 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aspire Capitol Heights Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aspire Capitol Heights Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#8272 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
28%
54%
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Black
61%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSacramento City Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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