Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School

1290 Ivey Ranch Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92057
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,238 students in grades 6-8, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle 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 33% (which is equal to the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School's student population of 1,238 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,238 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School is 0.65, which is more 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)
#3854 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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33%
33%
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48%
47%
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32%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
53%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
24%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School's ranking?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School is ranked #3854 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School often compared to?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lincoln Middle School, Jefferson Middle School, Cesar Chavez Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School?
1,238 students attend Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School offer ?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School part of?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School is part of Oceanside Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School located?
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School is located in the Ivey Ranch And Rancho Del Oro neighborhood of Oceanside, CA. There are 3 other public schools located in Ivey Ranch And Rancho Del Oro.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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