Martin Luther King Leadership Academy

645 Logan St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Martin Luther King Leadership Academy serves 344 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Martin Luther King Leadership Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy's student population of 344 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Luther King Leadership Academy is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2856 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
80%
18%
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White
3%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Martin Luther King Leadership Academy is Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 432 students
    0.5 miles
    512 Division Ave S
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 819-1010
    0.5 6-12 432
  • Grand Rapids Grps Adult Education

    0.5 miles
    409 Lafayette Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 819-2734
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Grand Rapids Congress Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 212 students
    0.6 miles
    940 Baldwin St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616) 819-2201
    0.6 PK-5 212
  • Grand Rapids Gerald R Ford Academic Center Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
    0.6 miles
    851 Madison Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616) 819-2640
    0.6 PK-8 284
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.7 miles
    415 Fulton St E
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 819-2010
    0.7 9-12 73

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