Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School

Public School
3125 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Albany, GA 31701
Dougherty County
(229) 438-3502

School District
Dougherty County School District



Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 114
1 84
2 66
3 65
4 75
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Albany, GA in the Dougherty County School District. It enrolls 512 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is the 875th largest public school in Georgia and the 20,439th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 875th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,038th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,033rd out of 1,342

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Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 295
(58%)
5,919
(51%)
 Female 217
(42%)
5,662
(49%)

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 508
(99%)
10,144
(88%)
 White 3
(1%)
976
(8%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
110
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
253
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 487
(95%)
9,217
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
625
(5%)
 Not Eligible 9
(2%)
1,739
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is ranked 334th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 427
2006 454
2007 391
2008 354
2009 327
2010 431
2011 465
2012 512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.4
2007 14
2008 12.5
2009 13.9
2010 18.3
2011 17.8
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88524590163934
2006 0.94273127753304
2007 0.97442455242967
2008 0.96892655367232
2009 0.95412844036697
2010 0.96055684454756
2011 0.98494623655914
2012 0.982421875

Compare Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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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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