For a printable/downloadable version Capital HS Profile 2019
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:
Pattern of School Year:
2 semesters, 90 days per semester, 50-minute class periods, 7 periods per day, and 6 credit bearing
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.
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.
AP Exam Scores:
|2019 Exams||Total Exams||Average Score|
|Computer Science A||1||3|
|English Language & Composition||68||3.01|
|English Literature & Composition||15||3.27|
|Spanish Language and Culture||4||3.5|
|U.S. Government & Politics||58||3.03|
Class of 2020 6th Sem. GPA’s:
ACT Average Scores (based on state test data only)
|Year||Tested||English||Math||Reading||Science||Composite||State Avg Comp.|
Post High School Follow-Up: (Class of 2019)
Montana State University (55)
Montana 2 Year Colleges
Out of State Universities