1700 Marmora Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dr Martin Luther King Junior School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2059 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
72%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
Update: I''m in 6th grade now. This school is Fun and boring. I love my friends and teachers. But I AM NOT 100 percent happy doing work. Work stresses me out. At the end of the day. I know this school for all the friends I have/had through the years. And the best teachers I had were form this year.
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3  
Lol. All of this was before covid soo-. First of all, It was FUN in fourth grade. Are bathrooms are dirty HAHA. I have 3 friends and one is my best friend. There is A LOT of drama. Half of the teachers are nice. Overall it is meh
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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