Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School

1001 S. Graham Ln.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 506 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : 22%
  • : 22%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
506 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
22%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
n/a
21%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School?
506 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 Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower 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-5
What school district is Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School part of?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is part of Santa Ana Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School located?
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is located in the Central City neighborhood of Santa Ana, CA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • : 22%
  • : 22%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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