Capitol Middle School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
5100 Greenwell Springs Rd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (225)344-7956
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Capitol Middle School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

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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
Capitol Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Capitol Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Capitol Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeCapitol Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Capitol Middle 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 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 0.61. 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)
40%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio6:113:1
Capitol Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Capitol Middle School Asian Students (1990-1996)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Capitol Middle School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
100%
44%
Capitol Middle School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
n/a
45%
Capitol Middle School White Students (1991-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCapitol Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.61
Capitol Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
54%
Capitol Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Capitol Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Capitol Middle 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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    School Reviews

    5  12/13/2006
    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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