Martin Luther King Middle School

1781 Rose St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Martin Luther King Middle School serves 941 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Martin Luther King Middle School's student population of 941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Martin Luther King Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
70%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
73%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
47%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
17%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Martin Luther King Middle School often compared to?
Martin Luther King Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Willard Middle School, Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Martin Luther King Middle School?
941 students attend Martin Luther King Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Martin Luther King Middle School students are White, 17% of students are Two or more races, 16% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Asian, and 10% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Middle School?
Martin Luther King Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Martin Luther King Middle School offer ?
Martin Luther King Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Martin Luther King Middle School part of?
Martin Luther King Middle School is part of Berkeley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 941 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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