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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools in Capitol Heights, MD, serving 5,089 students. Capitol Heights has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Capitol Heights, MD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Maryland public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Capitol Heights have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Maryland public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Capitol Heights, MD are Capitol Heights Elementary School, Central High School and Doswell E. Brooks Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Maryland public school average of 15:1.

Top Capitol Heights, MD Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Capitol Heights Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 Suffolk Ave
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 817-0494

    Grades: PK-5 | 229 students
  • Central High School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Cabin Branch Rd
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 499-7080

    Grades: 9-12 | 927 students
  • Doswell E. Brooks Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 Brooke Rd
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 817-0480

    Grades: PK-6 | 209 students
  • Walker Mill Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    800 Karen Blvd
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 808-4055

    Grades: 6-8 | 734 students
  • John H. Bayne Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7010 Walker Mill Rd
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 499-7020

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Seat Pleasant Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6411 G St
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 925-2330

    Grades: PK-6 | 356 students
  • Robert R. Gray Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4949 Addison Rd
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 636-8400

    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
  • William W. Hall Academy Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5200 Marlboro Pk
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 817-2933

    Grades: PK-8 | 540 students
  • Bradbury Heights Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1401 Glacier Ave
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 817-0570

    Grades: PK-6 | 502 students
  • Carmody Hills Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Jadeleaf Ave
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 808-8180

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    8801 Ritchie Dr
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 808-8100

    Grades: PK | 259 students
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