Capital Preparatory Magnet School

1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School serves 647 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Capital Preparatory Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Capital Preparatory Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Capital Preparatory Magnet School's student population of 647 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Capital Preparatory Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Capital Preparatory Magnet School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#890 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
66%
13%
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White
3%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capital Preparatory Magnet School's ranking?
Capital Preparatory Magnet School is ranked #890 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
7% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Capital Preparatory Magnet School?
The graduation rate of Capital Preparatory Magnet School is 90%, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend Capital Preparatory Magnet School?
647 students attend Capital Preparatory Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Capital Preparatory Magnet School students are Black, 25% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Capital Preparatory Magnet School?
Capital Preparatory Magnet School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Capital Preparatory Magnet School offer ?
Capital Preparatory Magnet School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Capital Preparatory Magnet School part of?
Capital Preparatory Magnet School is part of Hartford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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