Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School

350 30th Ave
Columbus, GA 31903
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Kindergarten-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 5% (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 7% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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 503 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 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 0.45, 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
#2176 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
23%
15%
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Black
71%
37%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee 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 Carver High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Baker Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brewer Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Brewer Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
    0.8 miles
    2951 Martin Luther King, Jr Bl
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2479
    0.8 K-5 476
  • Columbus Baker Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 503 students
    1.0 miles
    1215 Benning Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 683-8721
    1 6-8 503
  • Columbus Carver High School Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    1.2 miles
    3100 8th St
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2499
    1.2 9-12 1,136
  • Columbus Davis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    1.3 miles
    1822 Shepherd Dr
    Columbus, GA 31906
    (706) 748-2638
    1.3 PK-5 381
  • Columbus Dorothy Height Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 712 students
    1.4 miles
    1458 Benning Dr
    Columbus, GA 31903
    (706) 570-3009
    1.4 K-5 712

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