Martin Luther King Elementary School

  • Martin Luther King Elementary School serves 556 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Elementary School's student population of 556 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8311 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:123:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCompton Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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