Capital City High School serves 74 students in grades 7-12.
Capital City High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 7-12
- Enrollment: 74 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
- Minority Enrollment: 61%
- Graduation Rate: 60-79% (Btm 50% in KS)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
Capital City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Capital City High School's student population of 74 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Capital City High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Capital City High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#180 out of 1264 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Capital City High School's ranking?
Capital City High School is ranked #180 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Capital City High School?
The graduation rate of Capital City High School is 60-79%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend Capital City High School?
74 students attend Capital City High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Capital City High School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Capital City High School?
Capital City High School has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Capital City High School offer ?
Capital City High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Capital City High School part of?
Capital City High School is part of Topeka Public Schools School District.
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