Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School

1950 Villa Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 404 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • : 37%
  • : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School's student population of 404 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
37%
40%
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(18-19)
47%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
98%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School often compared to?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sunflower Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School?
404 students attend Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School offer ?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School part of?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is part of El Centro Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • : 37%
  • : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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