King Martin Luther High School

  • King Martin Luther High School serves 1,042 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • King Martin Luther High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
  • Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1042 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,042 students
King Martin Luther High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % King Martin Luther High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
King Martin Luther High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade King Martin Luther High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
King Martin Luther High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
10%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
98%
15%
King Martin Luther High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
68%
King Martin Luther High School White Students (1999-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
King Martin Luther High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
King Martin Luther High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.25
King Martin Luther High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
King Martin Luther High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has increased from 54% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,065 is higher than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,209 is higher than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue $2,743 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $3,628 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $19,065 $13,538
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $25,209 $13,526
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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