Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School serves 708 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student population of 708 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (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 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#368 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
49%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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