Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King

  • Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King serves 688 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

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School Overview

  • Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King's student population of 688 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2158 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
84%
16%
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White
n/a
45%
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Diversity Score0.270.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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