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Capitol Elementary School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
26%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
28%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
28%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
21%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
29%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
26%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 45%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mona Collins
Fax number
  • (225) 344-5861

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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4141 Gus Young Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 343-9364

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