Martin Luther King- Junior High School



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

Martin Luther King- Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 578
10 386
11 361
12 344

Martin Luther King- Junior High School is a public high school of the Dekalb County School District located in Lithonia, GA. It has 1,669 students in grades 9th through 12th. Martin Luther King- Junior High School is the 89th largest public high school in Georgia and the 2,573rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,669
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 95

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Martin Luther King- Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 929
(56%)
14,512
(51%)
 Female 740
(44%)
13,817
(49%)

Martin Luther King- Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,603
(96%)
21,061
(74%)
 Hispanic 31
(2%)
2,538
(9%)
 Two or More 23
(1%)
384
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
1,639
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
20
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,630
(9%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,038
(62%)
17,019
(60%)
 Not Eligible 502
(30%)
9,632
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(8%)
1,678
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Martin Luther King- Junior High School is ranked 31st out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King- Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) is higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2154
2006 2178
2007 2125
2008 2010
2009 1833
2010 1659
2011 1510
2012 1669

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.8
2007 18.2
2008 17.4
2009 15.6
2010 14.6
2011 15.1
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52089136490251
2006 0.54545454545455
2007 0.62211764705882
2008 0.63034825870647
2009 0.64102564102564
2010 0.66787221217601
2011 0.71523178807947
2012 0.69922109047334

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,669 17.6:1  
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