Capitol Middle School

  • Capitol Middle School serves 436 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Capitol Middle School's student population of 436 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students436 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Capitol Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Capitol Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Capitol Middle 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 6:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Capitol Middle School is 0.00, 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)
40%
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 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)
57%
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 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 Ratio6:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Capitol Middle 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 Middle School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Capitol Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
100%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Capitol Middle 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 Middle School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Capitol Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Capitol Middle School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Capitol Middle 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 Middle 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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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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