Martin Luther King Elementary



Martin Luther King Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 77
2 68
3 85
4 93
5 83
6 26
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Elementary is a public elementary school located in Compton, CA in the Compton Unified School District. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Elementary is the 3,298th largest public school in California and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 22.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,298th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,674th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,749th out of 6,257

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Martin Luther King Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 267
(53%)
8,251
(51%)
 Female 237
(47%)
7,941
(49%)

Martin Luther King Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 419
(83%)
12,971
(80%)
 Black 78
(15%)
2,931
(18%)
 White 3
(1%)
68
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
86
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
93
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Martin Luther King Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 404
(80%)
13,054
(81%)
 Not Eligible 75
(15%)
2,280
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
858
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Martin Luther King Elementary is ranked 1,872nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.1%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 739
2006 631
2007 551
2008 601
2009 612
2010 608
2011 552
2012 608
2013 498
2014 520
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 18.6
2007 17.2
2008 20
2009 17
2010 N/A
2011 19
2012 21.7
2013 18.8
2014 17.9
2015 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99729364005413
2006 1.0110935023772
2007 0.8983666061706
2008 0.85024958402662
2009 0.89052287581699
2010 0.84210526315789
2011
2012 0.63486842105263
2013 0.94377510040161
2014 0.74423076923077
2015 0.85119047619048

Compare Martin Luther King Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 85.1%
 

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

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