2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative serves 233 students in grades 6-12.
Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative's student population of 233 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1226 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
44%
10%
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White
39%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
≤5%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤5% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 10%)

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