Martin Luther King Junior Elementary



Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 53
2 60
3 62
4 60
5 61
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Centro, CA in the El Centro Elementary School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Junior Elementary is the 4,332nd largest public school in California and the 30,909th largest nationally. It has 28.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,909th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,332nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,128th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,888th out of 6,159

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Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 209
(51%)
2,509
(51%)
 Female 198
(49%)
2,410
(49%)

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 389
(96%)
4,496
(91%)
 White 9
(2%)
206
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
64
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
110
(2%)

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 321
(79%)
3,266
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(12%)
516
(10%)
 Not Eligible 37
(9%)
1,137
(23%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Martin Luther King Junior Elementary is ranked 2,205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Junior Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 382
2007 378
2008 383
2009 401
2010 380
2011 427
2012 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21.8
2007 19.9
2008 19.7
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 28.5
2012 28.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89595375722543
2006 0.8717277486911
2007 0.86772486772487
2008 0.90078328981723
2009 0.91022443890274
2010 0.97105263157895
2011 0.71194379391101
2012 0.90909090909091

Compare Martin Luther King Junior Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,810.0% 28.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 90.9%
 

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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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