Martin Luther King Transition Center

  • Martin Luther King Transition Center serves 529 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

School Overview

  • Martin Luther King Transition Center's student population of 529 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Martin Luther King Transition Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio41:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Martin Luther King Transition Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Martin Luther King Transition Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
94%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Martin Luther King Transition Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Martin Luther King Transition Center and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martin Luther King Transition Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.12n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Martin Luther King Transition Center and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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