Capitol Elementary School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.

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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
This chart display total students of Capitol Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Capitol Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Capitol Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Capitol Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Capitol Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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 0.35. 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Capitol Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
99%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Capitol Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.020.35
This chart display the diversity score of Capitol Elementary School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Capitol Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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