Martin Luther King Jr Elementary



Martin Luther King Jr Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 102
2 104
3 106
4 93
5 89
6 3
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary is a public elementary school located in Yakima, WA in the Yakima School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. Martin Luther King Jr Elementary is the 200th largest public school in Washington and the 13,602nd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,602nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 200th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 517th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 137th out of 1,263

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Martin Luther King Jr Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 301
(50%)
5,826
(51%)
 Female 300
(50%)
5,657
(49%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 551
(92%)
9,007
(78%)
 White 39
(6%)
2,009
(17%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
256
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
90
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 562
(94%)
9,935
(87%)
 Not Eligible 39
(6%)
1,548
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Martin Luther King Jr Elementary is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.3%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 482
2007 469
2008 520
2009 565
2010 568
2011 588
2012 586
2013 578
2014 606
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.6
2007 14.4
2008 16
2009 18.5
2010 17.6
2011 17.9
2012 18
2013 N/A
2014 15.5
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95378151260504
2006 0.92116182572614
2007 0.9317697228145
2008 0.95961538461538
2009 0.97345132743363
2010 0.84330985915493
2011 0.9421768707483
2012 0.97610921501706
2013 0.96193771626298
2014 0.9042904290429
2015 0.9351081530782

Compare Martin Luther King Jr Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.5%
 

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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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