El Capitan Middle School

4443 W. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
El Capitan Middle School serves 712 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

El Capitan Middle School's student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students712 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of El Capitan Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

El Capitan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of El Capitan Middle School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7699 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to El Capitan Middle School is Central Unified Alternative/opportunity (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fresno Mckinley Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 830 students
    0.2 miles
    4444 W. Mckinley Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559) 276-5232
    0.2 K-6 830
  • Fresno Central Unified Alternative/opportunity Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 218 students
    0.9 miles
    2698 N. Brawley
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559) 276-5230
    0.9 K-12 218
  • Fresno James K. Polk Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 811 students
    0.9 miles
    2195 N. Polk Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559) 274-9780
    0.9 K-6 811
  • Fresno Hanh Phan Tilley Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 442 students
    1.2 miles
    2280 N. Valentine Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559) 512-6912
    1.2 K-6 442
  • Fresno Central High East Campus Math: 15% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 4,168 students
    1.4 miles
    3535 N. Cornelia Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93722
    (559) 276-0280
    1.4 9-12 4,168

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