King Martin Luther High School

King Martin Luther High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
King Martin Luther High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1066 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,066 students
King Martin Luther High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % King Martin Luther High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
King Martin Luther High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade King Martin Luther High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
King Martin Luther High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
9%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
98%
15%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups King Martin Luther High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.24
King Martin Luther High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
38%
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 135,175 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
250
3
Number of Students Managed 135,175 1,514
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Act Academy Cyber Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hill J E/freedman Samson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Oak Lane Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Hill J E/freedman Samson Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-9 | 276 students6200 Crittenden St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)276-5260
    0.16-9276
  • PhiladelphiaWest Oak Lane Charter School
    Charter School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 959 students7115 Stenton Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)927-7995
    0.1KG-8959
  • PhiladelphiaAct Academy Cyber Charter School
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 157 students2111 Eastburn Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (267)297-6231
    0.39-12157
  • PhiladelphiaHope Charter School
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-122116 East Haines St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (267)336-2730
    0.39-12n/a
  • PhiladelphiaDay Anna B School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 487 students632442 Crittenden St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)276-5250
    0.4PK-8487

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