Martin Luther King Preparatory High School

  • Martin Luther King Preparatory High School serves 625 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Martin Luther King Preparatory High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Preparatory High School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students625 students
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Martin Luther King Preparatory High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Martin Luther King Preparatory High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,636 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martin Luther King Preparatory High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1518 out of 1636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Martin Luther King Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Martin Luther King Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
Hispanic
2%
10%
Black
98%
22%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Preparatory High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.040.54
Graduation Rate65-69%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Martin Luther King Preparatory High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAchievement School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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