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 0
K 85
1 81
2 81
3 84
4 94
5 86
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 Colorado Springs, CO in the School District No. 3 in the County of El Paso and State of. It enrolls 511 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is the 342nd largest public school in Colorado and the 20,527th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 511
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,527th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 342nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 767th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 412th out of 1,072

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Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 265
(52%)
3,465
(52%)
 Female 246
(48%)
3,199
(48%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 268
(52%)
3,439
(52%)
 Hispanic 125
(24%)
1,711
(26%)
 Black 59
(12%)
666
(10%)
 Two or More 42
(8%)
604
(9%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
100
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(1%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(53%)
3,667
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 174
(34%)
2,217
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(13%)
780
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is ranked 317th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 516
2006 488
2007 462
2008 438
2009 469
2010 426
2011 480
2012 511

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.3
2007 15.3
2008 14.9
2009 15.7
2010 14.8
2011 17.8
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41279069767442
2006 0.41803278688525
2007 0.47619047619048
2008 0.49771689497717
2009 0.58422174840085
2010 0.51643192488263
2011 0.48333333333333
2012 0.47358121330724

Compare Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 47.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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