M. L. King Junior School



M. L. King Junior School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

M. L. King Junior School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 49
1 52
2 23
3 39
4 41
5 32
6 23
7 29
8 34
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

M. L. King Junior School is a public elementary school located in Hartford, CT in the Hartford School District. It enrolls 356 students in grades 1st through 12th. M. L. King Junior School is the 378th largest public school in Connecticut and the 36,481st largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.1

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M. L. King Junior School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 199
(56%)
8,607
(51%)
 Female 157
(44%)
8,427
(49%)

M. L. King Junior School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 220
(62%)
4,959
(29%)
 Hispanic 109
(31%)
9,069
(53%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
616
(4%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
361
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,965
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

M. L. King Junior School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 269
(76%)
13,179
(77%)
 Not Eligible 87
(24%)
3,855
(23%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, M. L. King Junior School is ranked 153rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of M. L. King Junior School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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 Junior School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 792
2006 665
2007 600
2008 522
2009 513
2010 469
2011 407
2012 383
2013 316
2014 329
2015 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 15
2007 13.9
2008 10.9
2009 14.2
2010 13.4
2011 12.4
2012 11.2
2013 11.1
2014 14.7
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60227272727273
2006 0.66766917293233
2007 0.995
2008 0.99425287356322
2009 0.99415204678363
2010 0.99360341151386
2011 0.98525798525799
2012 0.99216710182768
2013 0.9873417721519
2014 0.80547112462006
2015 0.75561797752809

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.6%
 

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