Capitol Elementary School

4141 Gus Young Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (225)343-9364
  • Capitol Elementary School serves 435 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Capitol Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 435 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students435 students
Capitol Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Capitol Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Capitol Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCapitol Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Capitol Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Capitol Elementary School Asian Students (1990-1993)
Capitol Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Capitol Elementary School White Students (1990-2005)
All Ethnic GroupsCapitol Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.35
Capitol Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Capitol Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
Capitol Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 45,215 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,089 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,165 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed45,2151,685
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$563 MM$30 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$566 MM$31 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,089$13,503
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,165$14,322
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Baton RougeBelfair Montessori SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 296 students
    0.4 miles
    4451 Fairfields Ave
    Baton RougeLA 70802
  • Baton RougeEden Park Superintendent Academy
    Grades: KG-5 | 103 students
    0.4 miles
    1650 North Acadian Thruway Eas
    Baton RougeLA 70802
  • Baton RougeCapitol Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 366 students
    0.7 miles
    5100 Greenwell Springs Rd.
    Baton RougeLA 70806
  • Baton RougeMelrose Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
    0.8 miles
    1348 Valcour Steet
    Baton RougeLA 70806
  • Baton RougePark Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
    0.8 miles
    2700 Fuqua Street
    Baton RougeLA 70802

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
March 09, 2018
We examine the rise in atheist club in public schools across the country – and how the push for Christian clubs may have inadvertently spurred this growth.
March 05, 2018
Changes instigated by the Trump Administration have been met with a great deal of controversy but one of the biggest debates within the education sector is in regard to integration and charter schools. Keep reading to learn more about the charter school debate and what you should know as a parent.
March 05, 2018
The Common Core State Standards Initiative has changed the course of education in the United States, particularly with its emphasis on standardized testing. But how does standardized testing affect teaching quality? Keep reading to find out.
Did You Know?
Louisiana public schools have a diversity score of 0.35, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in Louisiana is Belle Chasse Academy, Inc. School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.