Dr. Martin Luther King Academy

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Academy serves 285 students in grades 2-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Academy's student population of 285 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
Total Students285 students
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Dr. Martin Luther King Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Martin Luther King Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#3057 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Martin Luther King Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Martin Luther King Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
95%
18%
White
3%
66%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Martin Luther King Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.28
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
40%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuskegon Heights Public Academy System School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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