Martha B. King Middle School

  • Martha B. King Middle School serves 1,101 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Martha B. King Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Martha B. King Middle School's student population of 1,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martha B. King Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martha B. King Middle School is 0.64, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1907 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
33%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
49%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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