Martin Luther King El. School



Martin Luther King El. School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King El. School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 96
2 96
3 89
4 78
5 71
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King El. School is a public elementary school located in Providence, RI in the Providence School District. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King El. School is the 27th largest public school in Rhode Island and the 22,122nd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32

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Martin Luther King El. School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 250
(50%)
8,968
(52%)
 Female 248
(50%)
8,286
(48%)

Martin Luther King El. School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 189
(38%)
10,952
(63%)
 Black 168
(34%)
2,938
(17%)
 White 73
(15%)
1,598
(9%)
 Two or More 46
(9%)
724
(4%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
834
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
185
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Martin Luther King El. School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 348
(70%)
13,098
(76%)
 Not Eligible 120
(24%)
3,246
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
910
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Martin Luther King El. School is ranked 24th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King El. School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is higher than the state average of 49.2%. 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 El. School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 468
2006 469
2007 463
2008 461
2009 503
2010 493
2011 592
2012 565
2013 551
2014 522
2015 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 14
2007 15.1
2008 15.5
2009 16.6
2010 16.9
2011 17.9
2012 20.2
2013 19
2014 18.3
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67735042735043
2006 0.6908315565032
2007 0.74082073434125
2008 0.68763557483731
2009 0.71968190854871
2010 0.70993914807302
2011 0.76013513513514
2012 0.78761061946903
2013 0.76769509981851
2014 0.77011494252874
2015 0.75903614457831

Compare Martin Luther King El. School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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Martin Luther King El. School
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Public KG - 05 498 15.6:1  
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Public KG - 12 675 15.2:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 174 8:1 2 miles
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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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