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Admissions for 24-25

Capital High is seeking students for Fall 2024!

Our early admission period is now closed for student interested in attending. The Student Interest Form will re-open mid-July and interviews will occur prior to the start of the 2024-2025 School Year. 

Please submit a student interest request and we will communicate directly with students and families the admission process when it becomes available.
Please make sure to include an active email address as all communications to students and families will be done through email. 


If you are interested in attending Capital High, please complete the Student Interest Form.
We will request student records including transcript or grade reports, attendance information, special education documents and behavior information for each student.

2024-2025 Student Interest Steps

  1. Student Interest Form currently closed as of May 10. Will re-open in the middle of July.
  2. Student Interviews at Capital High, 3802 Regent St
  • TBD - August/September 2024
  1. Outcome for students interviewed in May will be informed by May 24.
    • Deadline to accept or decline spot is May 31.
  2. Begin Attending First Day of 2024-25 School Year!

Applying to Capital High

All students currently in grades 8-12 who live in the City of Madison (specifically, within the MMSD attendance area) can apply for admission to Capital High for 9-12th grade. For the fall semester we will be accepting students in grades 9-12. 

Students who live outside of the MMSD’s attendance boundaries must pursue Open Enrollment or pay the required MMSD tuition fees prior to submitting an application for admission. Enrollment in MMSD must be completed before an application can be accepted. Application does not guarantee enrollment at Capital High.

Applications for admission are accepted prior to the start of each semester through the online interest form. 

If accepted, students and families will be provided with onboarding information and a transition meeting with our admissions team.

Eligibility Criteria

Safety and belonging are important components of a positive school culture at Capital High. Capital High has a multi-step admissions process: interest form, interview, review of student eligibility, placement decision and orientation. The entire application process includes student and parent/guardian voice. The purpose of this process is to promote equity and maximize enrollment. 

All applicants must satisfy the criteria below in order to be considered for Capital High:

  • Completion and submission of Interest Form

  • Zero Level 4 or 5 behavior incidents (previous 2 semesters)

  • Permission for Capital High to request your Transcripts, Behavior Records, Attendance Records, Assessment data, and any IEP/504 documents from your current school

  • Participation in our in-person (only) interview process

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