Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex serves 850 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex's student population of 850 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
71%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
72%
26%
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Black
25%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
46%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.420.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaterson Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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