Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School serves 738 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student population of 738 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students738 students
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#2138 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Hispanic
1%
15%
Black
96%
37%
White
2%
40%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.080.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
57%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBibb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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