Martin L King Jr Elementary School



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

Martin L King Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 71
1 68
2 59
3 47
4 46
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin L King Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tuscaloosa, AL in the Tuscaloosa City School District. It enrolls 389 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin L King Jr Elementary School is the 504th largest public school in Alabama and the 32,735th largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,735th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 504th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 125th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 381st out of 783

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Martin L King Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 200
(51%)
3,599
(49%)
 Male 189
(49%)
3,743
(51%)

Martin L King Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 388
(100%)
5,218
(71%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
40
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
99
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
246
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
1,732
(24%)

Martin L King Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(84%)
4,440
(60%)
 Not Eligible 50
(13%)
2,512
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
390
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Martin L King Jr Elementary School is ranked 284th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin L King Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.1%) 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 L King Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 425
2007 498
2008 456
2009 368
2010 234
2011 307
2012 389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.1
2007 14.6
2008 17
2009 16.7
2010 13.7
2011 12
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95945945945946
2006 0.91058823529412
2007 0.76104417670683
2008 0.96052631578947
2009 0.97010869565217
2010 0.97435897435897
2011 0.90553745928339
2012 0.87146529562982

Compare Martin L King Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
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 87.1%
 

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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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