Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School



Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 91
1 127
2 114
3 112
4 92
5 108
6 100
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hopkinsville, KY in the Christian County School District. It enrolls 788 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is the 24th largest public school in Kentucky and the 4,717th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 788
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 50
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,717th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 24th out of 766
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 344th out of 752
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 13th out of 752

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Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 397
(50%)
2,722
(51%)
 Female 391
(50%)
2,574
(49%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 380
(48%)
1,682
(32%)
 White 290
(37%)
2,818
(53%)
 Hispanic 63
(8%)
394
(7%)
 Two or More 49
(6%)
339
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
21
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
33
(1%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 678
(86%)
3,483
(66%)
 Not Eligible 78
(10%)
1,456
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
357
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kentucky, Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Jr Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 648
2008 639
2009 636
2010 707
2011 679
2012 727
2013 751
2014 837
2015 788

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 18
2008 17.1
2009 17.2
2010 16.2
2011 16.3
2012 17.3
2013 17.3
2014 16.7
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.87191358024691
2008 0.88732394366197
2009 0.94811320754717
2010 0.85431400282885
2011 0.84977908689249
2012 0.86244841815681
2013 0.87749667110519
2014 0.8673835125448
2015 0.9010152284264

Compare Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,529.4% 15.3:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 90.1%
 

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Public PK - 06 788 15.8:1  
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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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