Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School

  • Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 61%.

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is 0.44, 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 School 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
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
24%
16%
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Black
71%
37%
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White
1%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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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

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