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 56
K 61
1 67
2 68
3 76
4 69
5 65
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 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. M.L. King Magnet Elementary School is the 229th largest public school in Arkansas and the 25,661st largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,661st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 229th out of 548
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 246th out of 548
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 199th out of 548

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M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(50%)
9,374
(51%)
 Female 229
(50%)
8,965
(49%)

M.L. King Magnet Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 434
(94%)
11,744
(64%)
 White 12
(3%)
3,265
(18%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
2,649
(14%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
258
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
377
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(99%)
15,168
(83%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
2,907
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
264
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, M.L. King Magnet Elementary School is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of M.L. King Magnet Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.1%. 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
2013 531
2014 522
2015 462

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
2013 17.4
2014 15.2
2015 14.4

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
2013 0.84934086629002
2014 0.89846743295019
2015 0.99350649350649

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 67.1%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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