Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School

  • Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School's student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mlk Junior High Technical & Computer Magnet School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4024 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
56%
26%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
4%
44%
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Diversity Score0.550.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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