Martin Luther King Junior High School

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School serves 304 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School's student population of 304 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1162 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Black
100%
44%
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White
n/a
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.000.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Monroe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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