2023 -2024 Capitol Hill Projections

Principal's Message

Capitol Hill Families,

It is my goal to be transparent and honest as we look at next year's class numbers. I am confident in sharing that every single student who comes into Capitol Hill is receiving a top notch education. Our entire staff is passionate, skilled, and will continue to create spaces where students can be at their best, be themselves, and feel valued. This is true regardless of the number of students in their classes. There are several trends that I would like to bring to your attention as we look at forward to next year.

  • Capitol Hill's enrollment is increasing. This is no surprise to me. Capitol Hill is a great place to learn and families are realizing this! As we see increased enrollment, FTE follows and I will be advocating as appropriate.

  • We have lost 1 classroom FTE position next year (3rd grade). This happened because our current 2nd grade class is small. This classroom teacher is taking on a new role at Capitol Hill next year!

  • We have added a Site Based Instructional Coach position. This is exciting news! This Site-Based Instructional Coach will have the opportunity to work with our Instructional Leadership Team and individual teachers to have an impact on all students.

  • Next year's 1st grade and 4th grades classes are very close to the CAP. I am monitoring these numbers closely and will be advocating for additional FTE as appropriate.

If you have questions about what you see here, please don't hesitate to reach out.

- Mike

Capitol Hill's Enrollment by Year: 2019 - 2024

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Class Size Caps

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CSI Schools - These schools are prioritized within PPS through differentiated supports and resources to meet the unique needs of the students within these schools. The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) identifies schools to receive Comprehensive Supports for Improvement (CSI) based on accountability measures that include achievement and growth on the OSAS as well as attendance.

Title 1 Schools - These schools are provided financial assistance because of high numbers or high percentages of children who experience lower Socio-Economic Status. These programs help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.

Capitol Hill is under the category of "Other Schools."

Capitol Hill's 2023-2024 Projected Class Sizes

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