Capitol High School

  • Capitol High School serves 405 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Capitol High 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 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Capitol High School operates within the Orleans Parish School District.
  • Orleans Parish School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the Louisiana state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Capitol High School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students405 students
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Students by GradeCapitol High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Capitol High 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Capitol High School is 0.00, 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)15-19%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Black
100%
44%
All Ethnic GroupsCapitol High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.61
Graduation Rate70-74%
79%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Capitol High School is Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 121 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-2014 school year.
    • Orleans Parish School District's student population of 645 students has decreased by 90% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 54% has increased from 49% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $45,769 is higher than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has declined by 34% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $44,106 is higher than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has declined by 28% over four school years.
    School District NameOrleans Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    2
    Number of Students Managed6451,095
    Orleans Parish School District Students Managed (2007-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
    37%
    68%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
    35%
    69%
    District Graduation Rate
    (13-14)
    54%
    77%
    District Total Revenue$298 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$287 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$45,769$24,719
    District Spending / Student$44,106$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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