Middle School students in math class. Photo courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action

“Being a scholar at Capital City makes you feel like you are part of a community that is always pushing you to go above and beyond.”

— Miguel P., Valedictorian, Class of 2015

During the 2016-2017 school year, Capital City served over 980 students in PreK - 12th grade.  Our student body represents a wide range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds and students come from every zip code in the city. 

STUDENTS SERVED

Students served

ALL BACKGROUNDS

Student demographics

ALL AGES

all ages of students served

EVERY WARD

every ward

Capital City is considered a Title I low-income school under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Student demographics

72% come from
low-income households

Student demographics

14% receive
special education services

Student demographics

18% are
English Language Learners

Since our first graduating class in 2012, 100% of graduating seniors have been accepted to college. We have had six Posse scholars, two Trachtenberg Scholars, one Milken scholar, and many Conway scholars. The class of 2016 received more than $4 million in merit-based scholarships alone.

Our graduates have been accepted to the following colleges and universities:
Our graduates have been accepted to the following colleges and universities:
  • Albright College
  • Arizona State University
  • Averett University
  • Boston University
  • Catholic University of America
  • Concord University
  • Cornell College
  • Davidson College
  • Delaware State University
  • Dickinson College
  • Finlandia University
  • Florida International University
  • Fortis College
  • Frostburg State University
  • Gannon University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Glenville State University
  • Hampton University
  • Hollins University
  • James Madison University
  • Kent State University
  • Langston University
  • LaSalle University
  • Longwood University
  • Marshall University
  • Marymount University
  • Middleburg College
  • Montgomery College
  • Morgan State University
  • Mount St. Mary’s University
  • New York University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Valley University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Penn State University
  • Potomac State College
  • Queens University of Charlotte
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Radford University
  • Roanoke College
  • Seton Hall University
  • Sewanee: University of the South
  • Shepherd University
  • Shippensburg University
  • St. Augustine College
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • St. Peter’s University
  • Susquehanna University
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Towson University
  • Trinity Washington University
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Maryland College Park
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Vermont
  • University of the Virgin Islands
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Union University
  • Washington State University
  • West Virginia University
  • West Virginia University – Institute of Technology
  • York College of Pennsylvania

Top photo of Capital City students courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action