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El Capitan Middle


Overview

Student Enrollment
662
Best Middle School in California
#1144
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Central Unified
Type Public
 Phone (559)276-5270
 Location 4443 W. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
Charter School No

El Capitan Middle has an academic rating well below the average for California middle schools based on its low test performance. It is ranked 1144th in the best public middle schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The El Capitan Middle student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White9.7%64
Black11.2%74
Hispanic64%424
Asian Pacific12.8%85
Native American Indian1.1%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%3
Two or more races0.8%5

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Lower 36.9%

67.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, El Capitan Middle students are largely lower-middle income and rank 862nd in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade330
8th Grade332
Total662

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 1144th in California

Students at El Capitan Middle scored an average 18% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well below the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 16.6% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls13%28%
Boys13%20%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indianless than 50%*less than 50%*
Asian & Pacific Islander20% to 24%*35% to 39%*
Black10% to 14%*10% to 14%*
Hispanic9%22%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White20% to 24%*30% to 34%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students16%104
Boys21.3%73
Girls10.1%31
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.9%32
Boys6.1%21
Girls3.2%11

Location

El Capitan Middle
4443 W. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA
93722
(559)276-5270

2 out of 10 1

District

Central Unified
Fresno, CA