Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College serves 1,115 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College's student population of 1,115 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1324 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
66%
34%
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Black
22%
5%
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White
5%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.520.60
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Graduation Rate60-64%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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