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 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Capitol Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Capitol Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

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School Overview

  • Capitol Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
Capitol Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Capitol Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Capitol Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeCapitol Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Capitol Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Capitol Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
Capitol Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Capitol Elementary School Asian Students (1990-1993)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Capitol Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
Black
99%
44%
Capitol Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
n/a
45%
Capitol Elementary School White Students (1990-2005)
All Ethnic GroupsCapitol Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.020.61
Capitol Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
54%
Capitol Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Capitol Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Capitol Elementary School is East Baton Rouge Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 46,333 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,089 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,165 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    88
    2
    Number of Students Managed46,3331,095
    East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    70%
    District Total Revenue$563 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$566 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,089$24,719
    District Spending / Student$13,165$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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