M.L. King Magnet Elementary School



M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 78
1 88
2 82
3 91
4 86
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

M.L. King Magnet Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Little Rock, AR in the Little Rock School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. M.L. King Magnet Elementary School is the 114th largest public school in Arkansas and the 16,010th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,010th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 114th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 441st out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 141st out of 555

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M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(53%)
9,372
(51%)
 Female 266
(47%)
9,059
(49%)

M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 526
(93%)
12,021
(65%)
 White 20
(4%)
3,627
(20%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
2,193
(12%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
192
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
338
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 429
(76%)
12,997
(71%)
 Not Eligible 73
(13%)
4,435
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(11%)
999
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, M.L. King Magnet Elementary School is ranked 41st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of M.L. King Magnet Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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 Magnet Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 619
2006 611
2007 615
2008 613
2009 688
2010 635
2011 600
2012 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.5
2007 15
2008 17
2009 16.8
2010 16.4
2011 17.8
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53473344103393
2006 0.63011456628478
2007 0.64065040650407
2008 0.69004893964111
2009 0.78343023255814
2010 0.82362204724409
2011 0.82666666666667
2012 0.87033747779751

Compare M.L. King Magnet Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 87.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
M.L. King Magnet Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 563 17.3:1  
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Public 05 - 08 509 19.6:1 1 miles
E-Stem Public Charter Elementary School
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The Episcopal Collegiate School
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Little Rock Prep Academy
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Public 05 - 08 136 10.5:1 1 miles
Little Prep Academy Elementary
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Public KG - 04 255 14.2:1 1 miles
Dunbar Magnet Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 735 12.6:1 1 miles
The Childrens House Montessori School
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Private PK - 03 112 4:1 2 miles
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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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