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 151
1 162
2 137
3 119
4 148
5 124
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary is a public elementary school located in Santa Ana, CA in the Santa Ana Unf School District. It enrolls 841 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Junior Elementary is the 578th largest public school in California and the 3,156th largest nationally. It has 28.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 841
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,156th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 578th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,284th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,084th out of 6,159

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Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 449
(53%)
20,297
(51%)
 Female 392
(47%)
19,637
(49%)

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 836
(99%)
38,173
(96%)
 White 2
(0%)
474
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
923
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
135
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
148
(0%)

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 838
(100%)
32,498
(81%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
4,786
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,650
(7%)
* 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 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Junior Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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 898
2006 867
2007 824
2008 822
2009 852
2010 829
2011 833
2012 841

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 19.9
2007 19.6
2008 21.6
2009 26.6
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 28.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89866369710468
2006 0.8719723183391
2007 0.94053398058252
2008 0.96350364963504
2009 0.97300469483568
2010 0.96743063932449
2011
2012 0.99643281807372

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
 
2,850.0% 28.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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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