M L King Jr Elementary School



M L King Jr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

M L King Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 52
2 41
3 51
4 41
5 39
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

M L King Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Urbana, IL in the Urbana School District 116. It enrolls 283 students in grades 1st through 12th. M L King Jr Elementary School is the 1,866th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,623rd largest nationally. It has 7.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 283
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,623rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,866th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 107th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 676th out of 2,345

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M L King Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 147
(52%)
1,584
(50%)
 Male 136
(48%)
1,585
(50%)

M L King Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 160
(57%)
1,133
(36%)
 Asian 68
(24%)
171
(5%)
 White 21
(7%)
1,194
(38%)
 Two or More 20
(7%)
285
(9%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
367
(12%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

M L King Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(84%)
2,099
(66%)
 Not Eligible 25
(9%)
874
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(7%)
196
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, M L King Jr Elementary School is ranked 857th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of M L King Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

M L King Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 290
2006 284
2007 256
2008 271
2009 284
2010 292
2011 347
2012 283

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 9.8
2007 8.5
2008 8
2009 8.8
2010 9.9
2011 12.4
2012 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86551724137931
2006 0.92253521126761
2007 0.90234375
2008 0.83025830258303
2009 0.90140845070423
2010 0.87671232876712
2011 0.89913544668588
2012 0.91166077738516

Compare M L King Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
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 91.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 283 7.9:1  
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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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