King Martin Luther High School

King Martin Luther High School serves 760 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 30%.
King Martin Luther High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 760 students has declined by 58% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 760 students
King Martin Luther High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
King Martin Luther High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade King Martin Luther High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 16:1 15:1
King Martin Luther High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
9%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
97%
16%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2013)
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.
0.06 0.24
King Martin Luther High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
99%
36%
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
n/a
5%
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 152,045 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,708 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,277 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 152,045 1,528
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 54% 88%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope 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
  • PhiladelphiaWest Oak Lane Charter School
    Charter School
    7115 Stenton Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)927-7995
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 902 students                      
  • Philadelphia Hill J E/freedman Samson Middle School
    Magnet School
    6200 Crittenden St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)276-5260
    Magnet School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 239 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaHope Charter School
    Charter School
    2116 East Haines St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (267)336-2730
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 264 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaAct Academy Cyber Charter School
    Charter School
    2111 Eastburn Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (267)297-6231
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 89 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaDay Anna B School
    1201 East Johnson St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19138
    (215)276-5250
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 503 students                      

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