Capital Senior High School

8055 Goddard Road
Boise, ID 83704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Capital Senior High School serves 1,192 students in grades 9-12.
Capital Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50% in ID)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Capital Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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School Overview

Capital Senior High School's student population of 1,192 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Capital Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Capital Senior High School is 0.54, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#335 out of 707 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
21%
19%
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Black
6%
1%
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White
64%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
82%
79%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capital Senior High School's ranking?
Capital Senior High School is ranked #335 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Capital Senior High School often compared to?
Capital Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Borah Senior High School, Boise Senior High School, Centennial High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
What is the graduation rate of Capital Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Capital Senior High School is 82%, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 79%.
How many students attend Capital Senior High School?
1,192 students attend Capital Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Capital Senior High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Capital Senior High School?
Capital Senior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Capital Senior High School offer ?
Capital Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Capital Senior High School part of?
Capital Senior High School is part of Boise Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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