Martin L King Junior Elementary School

2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Martin L King Junior Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Martin L King Junior Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

Martin L King Junior Elementary School's student population of 436 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin L King Junior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Martin L King Junior Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1018 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
96%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martin L King Junior Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin L King Junior Elementary School is Central High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westlawn Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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