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Posted on October 21, 2019

School Profile

For a printable/downloadable version  Capital HS Profile 2019

   2019-2020 Capital High School Profile

About our School:

Helena is the capital city of Montana. The school district serves approximately 48,000 people within the city, throughout the Helena valley, surrounding Lewis and Clark County, and northern Jefferson County. The public-school system has eleven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two comprehensive high schools and one alternative high school program that serves both high school populations.

School Enrollment Information:

Total Enrollment: 1,360

Grades Enrolled: 9, 10, 11, 12

Number of faculty: 99

Size of Senior Class: 325

Pattern of School Year:

2 semesters, 90 days per semester, 50-minute class periods, 7 periods per day, and 6 credit bearing

Graduation Requirements:

23 credits of class work are required for graduation, 16 are required and 7.0 are elective. Semester classes earn .5 credits; full year courses earn 1.0 credit.

English: 4.0 credits

Social Studies: 3.0 credits

Mathematics: 3.0 credits

Science: 2.0 credits

Human Performance: 1.5 credits

Fine Art: 1.0 credit

CTE: 1.0 credit

Health: 0.5 credit

Elective: 7.0 credits

Grading System

Letter grades of A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0, are given in all areas on an unweighted 4.0 system.  W/F=Withdrew Fail and W/M=Withdrew Medical.

Curriculum:

Honors

Honors English 1

Honors English II

Honors World Cultures

Honors Math I (Algebra I/Geometry),

Honors Math II (Geometry/Algebra II)

Honors Pre-Calculus

Honors Earth Science

Honors Biology I

AP

AP English III (Comp)

AP English IV (Lit)

AP Computer Science Principles

AP (continued)

AP Human Geography

AP US History

AP American Government

AP Environmental Sci

AP European History

AP Economics

AP Calculus

AP Statistics

AP Biology

AP Chemistry

AP Physics

AP Spanish V

AP Art History

Dual Credit

College Writing/College Lit

Technical Writing

Intro to Public Speaking

Technical Math

College Algebra

Intro to Statistics

Pre-Calculus

Calculus

Linear Algebra

Accounting Procedures

MS Word/MS Excel

CNC Milling/Cutting Processes

Intro to Auto

AP Exam Scores: 

2019 Exams Total Exams Average Score
Biology 52 3.5
Calculus AB 26 2.4
Calculus BC 10 3.2
Chemistry 17 2.12
Computer Science A 1 3
English Language & Composition 68 3.01
English Literature & Composition 15 3.27
Environmental Sci 27 2.22
Human Geography 56 3.16
Physics 1 22 2.5
Psychology 1 4
Spanish Language and Culture 4 3.5
U.S. Government & Politics 58 3.03
U.S. History 74 3.03
Class of Finalist Semi-Finalist
2019 2 2
  2017 1 3
2015 2 2

Class of 2020 6th Sem.   GPA’s:

Median 4.0 3.99-3.75 3.74-3.5 3.49-3.25 3.24-3
3.12 22 51 41 49 39
2.99-2.75

-2

2.74-2.5 2.49-2.25 2.24-2 1.99-1.75 <1.75
22 27 24 16 13 13

ACT Average Scores (based on state test data only)

Year Tested English Math Reading Science Composite State Avg Comp.
2018 288 19.8 20.9 21.6 21.1 21 19.6
2017 278316 20.0

 

20.8 21.9 21.1 21.2 19.7
2016 2752 19.9 21.2 22.8 21.1 21.1 20.0

Post High School Follow-Up: (Class of 2019)

4 year college/university: 57.3%

Military: 3.7%

2 year college: 19.5%

Work full time: 8.5%

Trade/Apprentice: 1.6%

Other: 9.4%

Montana Universities

Montana State University (55)

University of Montana (38)

Montana Tech (19)

Carroll College (7)

UM Western (12)

MSU Northern (4)

MSU Billings (2)

Providence College GF (4)

Montana 2 Year Colleges

Helena College (57)

Missoula College (7)

Gallatin College (3)

Flathead Valley CC (1)

Dawson CC (1)

City College MSUB (1)

Out of State Universities

Arizona State University

Brigham Young University

BYU- Idaho

BYU- Provo

Eastern Washington University

City College of New York

Colorado State

Cornell College

DePaul University

Dickenson State University

Drury University

Florida Institute of Tech

Gonzaga University (2)

Grays Harbor College

Macquarie University

Middle Tennessee State

Mount Marty College

North Seattle Community College

Northern State University

Oklahoma Christian University

Oral Roberts University

Oregon State University

Seattle University

Solano Community College

Taylor University

University of Arizona

University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Jamestown

University of Mary

University of South Florida

University of Utah (2)

Utah State University (2)

Utah State- Logan (2)

Washington State

Weber State

Wichita State

Williston State College

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