Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy



Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 96
2 94
3 98
4 66
5 57
6 64
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy is a public elementary school located in Salinas, CA in the Alisal Union School District. It enrolls 568 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy is the 2,551st largest public school in California and the 16,002nd largest nationally. It has 27.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 568
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,002nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,551st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,281st out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,257

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Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 309
(54%)
4,772
(51%)
 Female 259
(46%)
4,510
(49%)

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 565
(99%)
8,618
(93%)
 White 3
(1%)
141
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
133
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
331
(4%)
 Black 0
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 534
(94%)
7,555
(81%)
 Not Eligible 22
(4%)
1,170
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
557
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy is ranked 1,072nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.1%) is significantly 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.

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 514
2007 491
2008 522
2009 514
2010 446
2011 441
2012 514
2013 592
2014 563
2015 568

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25
2006 27.8
2007 24
2008 27.5
2009 28.6
2010 N/A
2011 31.5
2012 30.2
2013 29.6
2014 28.2
2015 27

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81967213114754
2006 0.87548638132296
2007 0.9938900203666
2008 N/A
2009 0.95136186770428
2010 0.9932735426009
2011 0.95918367346939
2012 0.92607003891051
2013 0.73817567567568
2014 0.94316163410302
2015 0.9612676056338

Compare Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,700.0% 27.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 96.1%
 

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