El Capitan Middle
Best Middle School in California#1144
|Rating||1 out of 10|
|Grades||7th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Central Unified|
|Location||4443 W. Weldon Ave.
Fresno, CA 93722
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.
The El Capitan Middle student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||1.1%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.5%||3|
|Two or more races||0.8%||5|
vs. other California middle schoolsLower 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California1144th
Rating1 out of 10
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|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||20% to 24%*||35% to 39%*|
|Black||10% to 14%*||10% to 14%*|
|White||20% to 24%*||30% to 34%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||10% or less*|
|Limited English||10% or less*||10% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
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El Capitan Middle
4443 W. Weldon Ave.