Martin L King Elementary School



Martin L King Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin L King Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 36
1 38
2 47
3 44
4 54
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin L King Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dixmoor, IL in the W Harvey-Dixmoor Psd 147 School District. It enrolls 317 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin L King Elementary School is the 1,690th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,715th largest nationally. It has 9.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 317
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,715th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,690th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 190th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 737th out of 2,345

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Martin L King Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 163
(51%)
680
(51%)
 Male 154
(49%)
666
(49%)

Martin L King Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 272
(86%)
903
(67%)
 Hispanic 40
(13%)
425
(32%)
 White 5
(2%)
18
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Martin L King Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(93%)
1,085
(81%)
 Not Eligible 22
(7%)
261
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Martin L King Elementary School is ranked 691st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin L King Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 370
2006 366
2007 337
2008 339
2009 338
2010 288
2011 309
2012 317

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.1
2006 19.3
2007 19.8
2008 16.1
2009 16.9
2010 16
2011 18.2
2012 9.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93243243243243
2006 0.92896174863388
2007 0.8813056379822
2008 0.87610619469027
2009 0.88165680473373
2010 0.96527777777778
2011 0.76699029126214
2012 0.93059936908517

Compare Martin L King Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
920.0% 9.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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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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