1307 Shurling Dr
Macon, GA 31211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School serves 720 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student population of 720 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2107 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
95%
37%
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White
2%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 720 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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