Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School



Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 82
1 80
2 73
3 45
4 56
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is the 468th largest public school in Alabama and the 29,859th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,859th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 468th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 222nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 399th out of 783

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Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 215
(52%)
8,170
(49%)
 Male 202
(48%)
8,581
(51%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 320
(77%)
7,011
(42%)
 White 65
(16%)
7,439
(44%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
1,311
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
516
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
75
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
341
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 365
(88%)
8,119
(48%)
 Not Eligible 34
(8%)
7,954
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
678
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is ranked 218th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 243
2006 231
2007 272
2008 299
2009 273
2010 373
2011 383
2012 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12
2007 14.6
2008 15.9
2009 16.7
2010 14.2
2011 14.4
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91769547325103
2006 0.9004329004329
2007 0.83823529411765
2008 0.82943143812709
2009 0.86813186813187
2010 0.88471849865952
2011 0.89556135770235
2012 0.91846522781775

Compare Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 91.8%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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