Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School



Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 109
K 113
1 99
2 95
3 89
4 72
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, GA in the Muscogee County School District. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is the 509th largest public school in Georgia and the 9,618th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,618th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 509th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,249th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 769th out of 1,342

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Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(51%)
11,885
(51%)
 Female 322
(49%)
11,206
(49%)

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 450
(68%)
13,457
(58%)
 Hispanic 156
(24%)
1,606
(7%)
 White 33
(5%)
6,306
(27%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
1,108
(5%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
533
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
44
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 611
(93%)
14,494
(63%)
 Not Eligible 39
(6%)
7,041
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
1,556
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School is ranked 163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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- Junior Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 511
2007 464
2008 553
2009 605
2010 642
2011 679
2012 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 18.1
2007 16.6
2008 16.3
2009 18.6
2010 17.7
2011 18.6
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90277777777778
2006 0.93150684931507
2007 0.93965517241379
2008 0.8245931283906
2009 0.92231404958678
2010 0.84267912772586
2011 0.94256259204713
2012 0.94081942336874

Compare Martin Luther King- Junior Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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