Capital Preparatory Magnet School

  • Capital Preparatory Magnet School serves 556 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Capital Preparatory Magnet School's student population of 556 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Capital Preparatory Magnet School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Capital Preparatory Magnet School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#830 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
24%
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Black
58%
13%
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White
14%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.42
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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