Martin Luther King Junior Middle School

500 Bilmark Ave
Charlotte, NC 28213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School serves 934 students in grades 6-8.
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Martin Luther King Junior Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior Middle School's student population of 934 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students934 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is 0.56, 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 (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2394 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
52%
18%
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Black
42%
25%
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White
3%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is Sugar Creek Charter (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Uproar Leadership Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hidden Valley Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlotte Hidden Valley Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 910 students
    0.3 miles
    5100 Snow White Ln
    Charlotte, NC 28213
    (980) 343-6810
    0.3 PK-5 910
  • Charlotte Uproar Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 181 students
    0.5 miles
    5500 North Tryon St
    Charlotte, NC 28213
    (980) 585-3722
    0.5 5-8 181
  • Charlotte Sugar Creek Charter Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,607 student
    1.1 miles
    4101 N Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC 28206
    (704) 509-5470
    1.1 K-12 1,607
  • Charlotte Highland Renaissance Academy Math: 45% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.3 miles
    125 W Craighead Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28206
    (980) 343-5511
    1.3 PK-5 430
  • Charlotte Briarwood Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
    1.4 miles
    1001 Wilann Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (980) 343-6475
    1.4 PK-5 749

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