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
9 374
10 339
11 287
12 275

Capital High School is a public high school of the Kanawha County School District located in Charleston, WV. It has 1,275 students in grades 9th through 12th. Capital High School is the 11th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 4,396th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,275
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 76

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Capital High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 665
(52%)
3,950
(50%)
 Male 610
(48%)
4,019
(50%)

Capital High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 800
(63%)
6,670
(84%)
 Black 429
(34%)
1,036
(13%)
 Hispanic 17
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
122
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Capital High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 691
(54%)
4,504
(57%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 584
(46%)
3,465
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Capital High School is ranked 11th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Capital High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 1288
2006 1245
2007 1203
2008 1192
2009 1197
2010 1236
2011 1261
2012 1276
2013 1323
2014 1246
2015 1275

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.9
2007 15.4
2008 15.8
2009 14.7
2010 17
2011 16
2012 16.2
2013 17.2
2014 15.6
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36024844720497
2006 0.4136546184739
2007 0.47464671654198
2008 0.4748322147651
2009 0.46616541353383
2010 0.48220064724919
2011 0.54559873116574
2012 0.47100313479624
2013 N/A
2014 0.38202247191011
2015 0.45803921568627

Compare Capital High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 45.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Capital High School
Charleston, WV
Public 09 - 12 1,275 16.8:1  
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