Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Charter School Of Excellence is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#868 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
54%
20%
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Black
37%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMartin Luther King Jr. Charter School Of Excellence (Distric School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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