1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Capital Preparatory Magnet School serves 489 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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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 489 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Capital Preparatory Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Capital Preparatory Magnet School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#892 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
25%
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Black
60%
13%
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White
12%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 489 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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