Capitol Middle School

  • Capitol Middle School serves 503 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Capitol Middle School's student population of 503 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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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 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#1230 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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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%
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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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Capitol Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.040.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
52%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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