Capital High School

  • Capital High School serves 1,391 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NM average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Capital High School operates within the Santa Fe School District.
  • Santa Fe School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1391 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,391 students
Capital High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Capital High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Capital High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Capital High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Capital High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
2%
10%
Capital High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Capital High School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
91%
61%
Capital High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Capital High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
7%
24%
Capital High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Capital High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Capital High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM 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.
0.17 0.38
Capital High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
86%
57%
Capital High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Capital High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Santa Fe School District's student population of 13,918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,075 in this district is less than the state average of $12,921. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,643 is higher than the state average of $12,586. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name Santa Fe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
3
Number of Students Managed 13,918 353
Santa Fe School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 72%
Santa Fe School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $175 MM $5 MM
Santa Fe School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $255 MM $4 MM
Santa Fe School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,075 $12,921
Santa Fe School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,643 $12,586
Santa Fe School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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