Martin Luther King Jr #48

487 High St
Buffalo, NY 14211
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Bottom 50%
Serving 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Martin Luther King Jr #48 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Jr #48 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Martin Luther King Jr #48's student population of 382 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 72% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Jr #48 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Jr #48 is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#4050 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
≤10%
55%
≤10%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
40%
16%
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White
9%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martin Luther King Jr #48's ranking?
Martin Luther King Jr #48 is ranked #4050 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Jr #48?
382 students attend Martin Luther King Jr #48.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Martin Luther King Jr #48 students are Black, 35% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 9% of students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Jr #48?
Martin Luther King Jr #48 has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Martin Luther King Jr #48 offer ?
Martin Luther King Jr #48 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Martin Luther King Jr #48 part of?
Martin Luther King Jr #48 is part of Buffalo City School District.
In what neighborhood is Martin Luther King Jr #48 located?
Martin Luther King Jr #48 is located in the Fruit Belt neighborhood of Buffalo, NY. There are 2 other public schools located in Fruit Belt.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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