9301 Wood Rd.
Riverside, CA 92508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Martin Luther King Junior High School serves 3,178 students in grades 9-12.
Martin Luther King Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior High School's student population of 3,178 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
124 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior High School is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1426 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
40%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
98%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 3,178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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