Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School

Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School serves 911 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.

Overview

The student population of 911 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 911 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students by Grade Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
35%
13%
Black
57%
27%
White
2%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School Sch Ethnicity Martin Luther King, Junior Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.44
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.
86%
45%
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.
5%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 141,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
4
Number of Students Managed 141,062 1,682
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroads Charter High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp: Charlotte Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hidden Valley Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlotteHidden Valley Elementary School
    5100 Snow White Ln
    CharlotteNC 28213
    (980)343-6810
    0.3 mi | 760 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteCrossroads Charter High School
    Charter School
    5500 North Tryon St
    CharlotteNC 28213
    (704)597-5100
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 224 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlotteSugar Creek Charter
    Charter School
    4101 North Tryon St
    CharlotteNC 28206
    (704)509-5470
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 739 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • CharlotteHighland Renaissance Academy
    125 West Craighead Rd
    CharlotteNC 28206
    (980)343-5511
    1.3 mi | 434 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteBriarwood Elementary School
    1001 Wilann Dr
    CharlotteNC 28215
    (980)343-6475
    1.4 mi | 723 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Charlotte, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.04, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Charlotte is Lake Wylie Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.