Martin Luther King Junior

102 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Martin Luther King Junior serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Martin Luther King Junior placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior's student population of 328 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#230 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
30%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78 (Top 1%)

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