Capital High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
12.6
Math Proficiency
2.1
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • PK–12 Grades
  • 1,261 Students
  • 79 Teachers

Capital High School
1500 GREENBRIER ST
CHARLESTON, WV 25311

Phone: (304) 348-6500

District: Kanawha County Schools

Overview

At Capital High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Capital High School is 25 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 36 percent. Capital High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,261
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 36%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 55%
Full-Time Teachers 79

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 51%
Proficient in Math 35%
College Readiness Index 12.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served PK – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 8,012
Proficient in Reading (district average) 51%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 15.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Capital High School is 1 of 9 schools in the Kanawha County Schools.

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