4443 W. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
El Capitan Middle School serves 697 students in grades 7-8.
El Capitan Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

El Capitan Middle School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

El Capitan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of El Capitan Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7023 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
8%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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