Martin Luther King Junior School # 6

  • Martin Luther King Junior School # 6 serves 1,113 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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Martin Luther King Junior School # 6 places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Junior School # 6's student population of 1,113 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,113 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Junior School # 6's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior School # 6 is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2031 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
94%
27%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
n/a
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Junior School # 6.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.110.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePassaic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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