Martha B. King Middle School

Martha B. King Middle School serves 1,140 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Martha B. King Middle School operates within the Manatee School District.

Overview

The student population of 1140 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,140 students
Martha B. King Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Martha B. King Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Martha B. King Middle School Students 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 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Martha B. King Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Martha B. King Middle School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
24%
28%
Martha B. King Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
23%
Martha B. King Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
43%
Martha B. King Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Martha B. King Middle School Sch Ethnicity Martha B. King 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.
0.59 0.45
Martha B. King Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
47%
49%
Martha B. King Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Martha B. King Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,823 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Manatee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
23
Number of Students Managed 46,823 9,989
Manatee School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $447 MM $138 MM
Manatee School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $492 MM $159 MM
Manatee School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,501 $13,793
Manatee School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,562 $15,882
Manatee School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Manatee High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is W. D. Sugg Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palma Sola Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BradentonPalma Sola Elementary School
    6806 5th Ave Nw
    BradentonFL 34209
    (941)741-3179
    0.4 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BradentonIda M. Stewart Elementary School
    7905 15th Ave Nw
    BradentonFL 34209
    (941)741-3176
    0.6 mi | 515 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BradentonJessie P. Miller Elementary School
    601 43rd St West
    BradentonFL 34209
    (941)741-3300
    2.1 mi | 758 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BradentonSea Breeze Elementary School
    3601 71 St West
    BradentonFL 34209
    (941)741-3190
    2.4 mi | 601 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BradentonW. D. Sugg Middle School
    3801 59th St West
    BradentonFL 34209
    (941)741-3157
    2.7 mi | 792 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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