Capital City Independent Study

Capital City Independent Study serves 1,153 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,153 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 43:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Capital City Independent Study's student population of 1,153 students has grown by 201% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Capital City Independent Study is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
20-24%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
43:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
20%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
56%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
11%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Graduation Rate
55-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Capital City Independent Study and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Capital City Independent Study?
The graduation rate of Capital City Independent Study is 55-59%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Capital City Independent Study?
1,153 students attend Capital City Independent Study.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Capital City Independent Study students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Asian, 17% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Capital City Independent Study?
Capital City Independent Study has a student ration of 43:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Capital City Independent Study offer ?
Capital City Independent Study offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Capital City Independent Study part of?
Capital City Independent Study is part of Sacramento City Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,153 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 43:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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