Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6

85 Hamilton Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 serves 1,136 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6's student population of 1,136 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 is 0.10, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2154 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
95%
29%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
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44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePassaic City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin Luther King Junior School No. 6 is Essex High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No. 20 (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Passaic Passaic Gifted And Talented Academy School No. 20 Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-8 | 864 students
    0.3 miles
    19 Henry Street
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 470-5500
    0.3 2-8 864
  • Passaic School No. 5 Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 436 students
    0.3 miles
    168 Monroe St.
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 591-6747
    0.3 K-6 436
  • Passaic School No.16
    Grades: PK-K | 560 students
    0.3 miles
    657 Main Av., 4th Floor
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 591-1647
    0.3 PK-K 560
  • Passaic Essex High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.4 miles
    188 1st Street
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 815-1389
    0.4 7-12 27
  • Passaic Etta Gero School No. 9 Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 681 students
    0.4 miles
    140 First St.
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    (973) 470-5509
    0.4 3-6 681

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