Capitol Hill Elementary School

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8401 Sw 17th Ave

Portland, OR 97219

(503) 916-6303

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 402

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Capitol Hill Elementary School

Our son goes to the kindergarten class in Capitol Hill. We are very happy about the school. He is enjoying it!

Posted by a parent on 01/31/14

I love the diversity in this school, both in students and the type of curriculum. There's a great balance of typical reading, writing, math, along with art, active times, and extracurricular options. My daughter gets daily exposure to music, arts and the computer lab, and she just started weekly yoga ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

Capitol Hill is an excellent grade school. Our son is in kindergarten and the teacher is super fabulous. The the kids are motivated and the community is very supportive.

Posted by a parent on 10/08/13

Capitol Hill has an amazing level of parent involvement. The PTA accomplishes a lot that the district's budget cuts have left undone. Last year their fundraising upgraded the computer lab and provided tablets for each kid in the upper grades to take advantage of the new bumper crop of tablet-based learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/13

Really a marveous environment for little learners. My three children have starkly different needs, and the school met those needs. Principal was responsive the few times I had a 'crisis' during our ten years there, always took a kid-first approach. Staff is fantastic. Also, kids were well prepared. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/12

My daught attends the Capital Hill School. I think its success is mostly due to the partcipation and involvment of the parents in school. The parents volunteer in various activities which in turn makes thier involvement an even more positive element in the success of the school. It offers great activities ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/12

I have two daughters at the this school. Teachers are great, principal is great, and most of all the parents are so involved. I can't say enough good things about Capitol Hill.

Posted by a parent on 02/02/11

Capitol Hill is one of the most amazing places. Huge parent involvement and a bunch of nice, eager to learn kids. I can't say enough about the awesome teachers. My kids come home loving school.

Posted by a parent on 10/15/10

It has provided a challenging atmosphere for my gifted granddaughter.

Posted by a other on 10/03/10

This school is outstanding at meeting the needs of all kids--we have especially loved how they can meet the needs of both special ed and TAG.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/10

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Test scores for Capitol Hill Elementary School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Capitol Hill Elementary School
Portland School District 1j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — Capitol Hill Elementary School is located at 8401 Sw 17th Ave, Portland OR 97219. 8401 Sw 17th Ave is in the 97219 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for Capitol Hill Elementary School is the Portland School District 1j. Capitol Hill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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