M L King Academy

  • M L King Academy serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • M L King Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • M L King Academy's student population of 365 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • M L King Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of M L King Academy is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#7450 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
53%
52%
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Black
46%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • San Antonio Gates Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 226 students
    0.5 miles
    510 Morningview Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78220
    (210) 978-7980
    0.5 PK-6 226
  • San Antonio Carroll Early Childhood Campus
    Grades: PK-K | 397 students
    0.6 miles
    463 Holmgreen
    San Antonio, TX 78220
    (210) 978-7965
    0.6 PK-K 397
  • San Antonio Saisd - Pk 4 Sa
    Grades: PK | 335 students
    0.6 miles
    463 Holmgreen Building E
    San Antonio, TX 78220
    (210) 554-2200
    0.6 PK 335
  • San Antonio Dorie Miller Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
    1.0 miles
    207 Lincolnshire Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78220
    (210) 978-7995
    1.0 PK-5 262
  • San Antonio Idea Najim Academy Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 376 students
    1.0 miles
    926 S Ww White Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78220
    (210) 413-5274
    1.0 PK-2 376

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