Capitol Hill Gifted and Talented Magnet
560 Concordia Ave
St Paul, MN 55103

Grades: 1-8
Principal: Patrick Bryan
Enrollment:
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 325-2500
Fax: (651) 325-2501
Email: patrick.bryan@spps.org
Website: capitolhill.spps.org

Our school is the district magnet school for gifted and talented students. Students here experience an academic program that challenges and builds on student strengths, passions and interests in core subjects as well as in the arts and sciences. Students can participate in music programs including band, orchestra, choir and Suzuki strings; other activities like Model UN, History Day, Science fair, geography and spelling bees, debate, Word Masters and more take place during the day or after school. Capitol Hill's faculty include specialists in science, visual arts, drama, physical education and music. Students participate in a variety of local, state and national competitions. Admission for grades 1-5 is based on identification of gifted/talented status through district assessments offered in kindergarten and second grade. Grades 6-8 have no testing requirements for admission.

Pathway: Capitol Hill > Highland Senior
Quick Facts
Enrollment1278
Students who identify themselves as American Indian.8%
Students who identify themselves as Asian American27.1%
Students who identify themselves as African American22%
Students who identify themselves as Hispanic American6.6%
Students who identify themselves as Caucasian American43.6%
Percentage of Students in English Language Learning16.7%
Percentage of Students in Special Education5.6%
Percentage of Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch45.4%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 3 reading test68%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 3 math test90%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 4 reading test66%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 4 math test83%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 5 reading test85%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 5 math test90%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 6 reading test87%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 6 math test84%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 7 reading test69%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 7 math test74%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 8 reading test70%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 8 math test66%
Student assessment data -- Spring 2013.
Student demographic data – October 2013.
Programs & Activities
Regional & District Magnets
  • Gifted & Talented