El Capitan Public School

  • El Capitan Public School serves 234 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • El Capitan Public School's student population of 234 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 58% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students234 students
This chart display total students of El Capitan Public School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of El Capitan Public School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of El Capitan Public School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of El Capitan Public School by grade.

School Comparison

  • El Capitan Public School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of El Capitan Public School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#624 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of El Capitan Public School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of El Capitan Public School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of El Capitan Public School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in El Capitan Public School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in El Capitan Public School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
97%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in El Capitan Public School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in El Capitan Public School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.060.65
This chart display the diversity score of El Capitan Public School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of El Capitan Public School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in El Capitan Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in El Capitan Public School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hildale Water Canyon School
    Grades: PK-6 | 271 students
    2.1 miles
    250 W Newel Avenue
    Hildale, UT 84784
    (435)668-2847
    2.1 PK-6 271
  • Colorado City Masada Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-9 | 521 students
    2.9 miles
    365 West Cannon Avenue
    Colorado City, AZ 86021
    (928)875-2525
    2.9 K-9 521
  • Springdale Springdale School
    Grades: K-5 | 53 students
    13.4 miles
    898 Zion Park Blvd
    Springdale, UT 84767
    (435)772-3279
    13.4 K-5 53
  • Hurricane Hurricane Intermediate
    Grades: 6-7 | 677 students
    19.7 miles
    1325 S 700 W
    Hurricane, UT 84737
    (435)635-8931
    19.7 6-7 677
  • Hurricane Three Falls School
    Grades: K-5 | 697 students
    20.1 miles
    789 S 700 W
    Hurricane, UT 84737
    (435)635-7229
    20.1 K-5 697

School Reviews

Review El Capitan Public School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how some states and schools are now requiring that students complete a graduation project, often either to replace or supplement an exit exam.
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?