Martin Luther King Elementary School



Martin Luther King Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 93
2 110
3 113
4 128
5 122
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 27

Martin Luther King Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Edison, NJ in the Edison Township School District. It enrolls 653 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Elementary School is the 217th largest public school in New Jersey and the 10,305th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 653
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,305th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 217th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,326th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 349th out of 1,572

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Martin Luther King Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 327
(50%)
5,598
(52%)
 Female 326
(50%)
5,251
(48%)

Martin Luther King Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 517
(79%)
6,998
(65%)
 Black 55
(8%)
800
(7%)
 White 48
(7%)
1,686
(16%)
 Hispanic 23
(4%)
1,152
(11%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
155
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
37
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Martin Luther King Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 578
(89%)
8,872
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(10%)
1,535
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
442
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Martin Luther King Elementary School is ranked 921st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.5%) is lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 509
2006 561
2007 579
2008 581
2009 598
2010 573
2011 558
2012 569
2013 605
2014 630
2015 653

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13
2007 16.1
2008 11.8
2009 12.2
2010 17.9
2011 12.3
2012 13.9
2013 14.1
2014 14.3
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11198428290766
2006 0.15864527629234
2007 0.14162348877375
2008 0.1566265060241
2009 0.13377926421405
2010 0.14485165794066
2011 0.14336917562724
2012 0.15114235500879
2013 0.15206611570248
2014 0.12063492063492
2015 0.11485451761103

Compare Martin Luther King Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.5%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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