Martin Luther King Junior High School

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School serves 3,242 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School's student population of 3,242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1262 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
11%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
42%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverside Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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