Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School

  • Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School's student population of 554 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3848 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
11%
44%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score0.760.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School District NameSCHENECTADY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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