Martin Luther King Junior

  • Martin Luther King Junior serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Junior placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 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%.

Top Placements

Martin Luther King Junior places 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 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior is 0.77, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#430 out of 1667 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
53%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
25%
9%
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White
30%
60%
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Two or more races
18%
4%
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Diversity Score0.770.59
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCambridge School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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