Martin Luther King Junior Middle School

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School serves 732 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School's student population of 732 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (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 0.50, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4544 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHayward Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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