Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School

3125 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Albany, GA 31701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School serves 614 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School's student population of 614 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2090 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
15%
Black
95%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDougherty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is Monroe High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Radium Springs Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lamar Reese School Of The Arts (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albany Lamar Reese School Of The Arts Math: 28% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    1.5 miles
    1215 Lily Pond Rd
    Albany, GA 31701
    (229) 431-3495
    1.5 K-5 511
  • Albany Radium Springs Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
    1.5 miles
    2600 Radium Springs Rd
    Albany, GA 31705
    (229) 431-3346
    1.5 6-8 779
  • Albany Radium Springs Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    1.6 miles
    2400 Roxanna Rd
    Albany, GA 31705
    (229) 431-3395
    1.6 PK-5 552
  • Albany Morningside Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
    1.8 miles
    120 Sunset Ln
    Albany, GA 31705
    (229) 431-3387
    1.8 PK-5 420
  • Albany Monroe High School Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,189 student
    2.0 miles
    900 Lippitt Dr
    Albany, GA 31701
    (229) 431-3316
    2 9-12 1,189

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