Martin Luther King Junior School
Martin Luther King Junior School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
- Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
- Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 10%)
- Martin Luther King Junior School's student population of 1,226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
|School Type||Magnet School|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School (2014)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Total Students||1,226 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||54 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Martin Luther King Junior School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (TN)|
|Overall School Rank||#77 out of 1684 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1||16:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch||n/a||n/a|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a||n/a|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Davidson County School District|
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