Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
591 Nw 31st Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy's student population of 483 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy is 0.13, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2708 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
33%
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Black
93%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy is Dillard 6-12 (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parkway Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broward Estates Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lauderdale Broward Estates Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
    0.5 miles
    441 Nw 35th Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 322-5550
    0.5 PK-5 422
  • Fort Lauderdale Parkway Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-8 | 1,549 student
    0.7 miles
    3600 Nw 5th Ct
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 322-4000
    0.7 3-8 1,549
  • Fort Lauderdale Dillard 6-12 Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 2,212 students
    0.9 miles
    2501 Nw 11th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 322-0800
    0.9 6-12 2,212
  • Fort Lauderdale Larkdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    0.9 miles
    3250 Nw 12th Pl
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 322-6600
    0.9 PK-5 401
  • Fort Lauderdale Wingate Oaks Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 68 students
    0.9 miles
    1211 Nw 33rd Ter
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 321-6850
    0.9 PK-12 68

School Reviews

5  
The school has vast resources for the students. The teachers are knowledgeable and do an axcellent job imparting to students. The facility is extremely clean, the classrooms are spacious to impact learning. They have an art program, a PE and also Music program and are looking to incorporate a drumline program into music. There is also a choir.
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