Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy

1817 Warren Ave
Dallas, TX 75215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 50% in TX
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#2848 out of 8188 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
41%
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50-54%
51%
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40-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
33%
53%
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Black
63%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy's ranking?
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy is ranked #2848 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy?
426 students attend Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy students are Black, 33% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy?
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy offer ?
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy part of?
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy is part of Dallas ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy located?
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Arts Academy is located in the South Dallas neighborhood of Dallas, TX. There are 10 other public schools located in South Dallas.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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