Martin Luther King Leadership Academy

  • Martin Luther King Leadership Academy serves 374 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Leadership Academy's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Leadership Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Leadership Academy is 0.36, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2808 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
79%
18%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Leadership Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.360.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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