El Capitan Public School

255 N. Cottonwood St.
Colorado City, AZ 86021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
El Capitan Public School serves 230 students in grades 4-12.
El Capitan Public School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

El Capitan Public School's student population of 230 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

El Capitan Public School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of El Capitan Public School is 0.08, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#547 out of 2111 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
96%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.65
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado City Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to El Capitan Public School is Water Canyon High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottonwood Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado City Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 313 students
    1.5 miles
    185 E. University Ave.
    Colorado City, AZ 86021
    (928) 875-9000
    1.5 PK-5 313
  • Hildale Water Canyon High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
    2.1 miles
    880 N. Carling St.
    Hildale, UT 84784
    (435) 874-1182
    2.1 7-12 263
  • Hildale Water Canyon School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 295 students
    2.1 miles
    250 W Newel Avenue
    Hildale, UT 84784
    (435) 668-2847
    2.1 PK-6 295
  • Colorado City Masada Charter School Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-9 | 511 students
    2.9 miles
    365 West Cannon Avenue
    Colorado City, AZ 86021
    (928) 875-2525
    2.9 K-9 511
  • Springdale Springdale School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 55 students
    13.4 miles
    898 Zion Park Blvd
    Springdale, UT 84767
    (435) 772-3279
    13.4 K-5 55

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