Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School serves 717 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student population of 717 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is 0.66, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#425 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
50%
53%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 3 in the county of El Paso and State of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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