Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy serves 496 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 61%.

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School Overview

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy's student population of 496 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3309 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
93%
22%
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White
1%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Martin Luther King Montessori Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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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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