Capital High School



Capital High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Capital High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 324
10 346
11 305
12 294

Capital High School is a public high school of the Helena H S School District located in Helena, MT. It has 1,269 students in grades 9th through 12th. Capital High School is the 10th largest public high school in Montana and the 4,424th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,269
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,424th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 10th out of 171
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 145th out of 171
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 9th out of 171

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Capital High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 667
(53%)
1,511
(52%)
 Female 602
(47%)
1,380
(48%)

Capital High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,150
(91%)
2,563
(89%)
 American Indian 51
(4%)
133
(5%)
 Hispanic 28
(2%)
75
(3%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Black 14
(1%)
45
(2%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
7
(0%)

Capital High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 952
(75%)
2,105
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(20%)
636
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(5%)
150
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Capital High School is ranked 15th out of 158 ranked schools in Montana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Capital High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.0%) is lower than the state average of 39.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Capital High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1425
2006 1431
2007 1404
2008 1417
2009 1369
2010 1383
2011 1369
2012 1362
2013 1324
2014 1276
2015 1269

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.7
2007 17
2008 17.2
2009 16.1
2010 16.7
2011 16.7
2012 16.9
2013 15.7
2014 15.2
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.094736842105263
2006 0.15094339622642
2007 0.12037037037037
2008 0.19760056457304
2009 0.14974433893353
2010 0.20318148951555
2011 0.16435354273192
2012 0.21218795888399
2013 0.21450151057402
2014 0.23746081504702
2015 0.24980299448385

Compare Capital High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,292.5% 12.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.0%
 
State Average 39.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Capital High School
Helena, MT
Public 09 - 12 1,269 15:1  
St Andrew School
Helena, MT
Private KG - 12 187 13:1 2 miles
Helena High School
Helena, MT
Public 09 - 12 1,622 15.4:1 2 miles
Helena Christian School
East Helena, MT
Private PK - 12 160 9:1 7 miles
Clancy 7-8
Clancy, MT
Public 07 - 08 55 10.1:1 11 miles
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