Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence serves 366 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence's student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#978 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
46%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
47%
9%
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White
1%
63%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.570.34
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMartin Luther King Jr. Charter Of Excellence (distric School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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