Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center

4615 S 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center's student population of 188 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 106% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1547 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-29%
35%
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≤10%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
71%
47%
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Black
24%
6%
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White
n/a
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center's ranking?
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center is ranked #1547 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center?
188 students attend Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center?
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center offer ?
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center part of?
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center is part of Roosevelt Elementary District (4279) School District.
In what neighborhood is Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center located?
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center is located in the South Mountain Village neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 45 other public schools located in South Mountain Village.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School
August 05, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break
October 07, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 10, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School - Early Dismissal
May 23, 2025 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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