Martin Luther King Junior Middle School

Martin Luther King Junior Middle School serves 949 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% 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 949 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 949 students
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Asian (2006-2013)
Hispanic
34%
14%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
60%
27%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Black (2006-2013)
White
4%
52%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School White (2006-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.53 0.45
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
88%
47%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,708 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
175
1
Number of Students Managed 146,708 1,330
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
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 (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlotteHidden Valley Elementary School
    5100 Snow White Ln
    CharlotteNC 28213
    (980)343-6810
    0.2 mi | 831 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteCrossroads Charter High School
    Charter School
    5500 North Tryon Steet
    CharlotteNC 28213
    (704)597-5100
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 250 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlotteSugar Creek Charter
    Charter School
    4101 North Tryon St
    CharlotteNC 28206
    (704)509-5470
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 878 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • CharlotteHighland Renaissance Academy
    125 West Craighead Rd
    CharlotteNC 28206
    (980)343-5511
    1.4 mi | 464 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CharlotteBriarwood Elementary School
    1001 Wilann Dr
    CharlotteNC 28215
    (980)343-6475
    1.4 mi | 721 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.