Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School

4022 Florida Ave
Richmond, CA 94804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (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 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9587 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
53%
54%
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Black
32%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School is John F. Kennedy High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Caliber: Beta Academy (0.4 miles away)
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