Martin Luther King Junior Middle School

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School serves 611 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia 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 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School's student population of 611 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1791 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
21%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
Hispanic
n/a
15%
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Black
100%
23%
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White
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50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
Diversity Score0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martin Luther King Junior Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is Virginia Treatment Center (0.6 miles away)
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