5100 Greenwell Springs Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Capitol Middle School serves 503 students in grades 6-8.
Capitol Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Capitol Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Capitol Middle School's student population of 503 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
503 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Capitol Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Capitol Middle School is 0.04, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1199 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Capitol Middle School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capitol Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capitol Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Capitol Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
98%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Capitol Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I'm a former student at capitol middle I complete my 8th grade in may of 2006. Capitol middle is an amazing school I also was in the band and the band director was great he teach me how to read music within 1 hour and it has help me a lot in my first year of high school I am now in tara high marching band and thanks to the band director Mr.Myles at capitol middle I might have a chance to get a scholarship later on in my high school years.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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