Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative



Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 10
8 9
9 26
10 42
11 51
12 90

Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative is a public high school of the Fayette County School District located in Lexington, KY. It has 228 students in grades 7th through 12th. Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative is the 232nd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 16,488th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.7 to 1.

Total Students: 228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,488th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 232nd out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 103rd out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 210th out of 386

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Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 149
(65%)
5,856
(51%)
 Female 79
(35%)
5,646
(49%)

Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 101
(44%)
6,520
(57%)
 Black 89
(39%)
2,810
(24%)
 Hispanic 27
(12%)
1,278
(11%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
399
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
463
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(64%)
4,927
(43%)
 Not Eligible 79
(35%)
6,188
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
387
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative is ranked 222nd out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.4%) is higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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 L King Academy for Excellence Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 159
2006 177
2007 159
2008 168
2009 142
2010 108
2011 112
2012 89
2013 100
2014 221
2015 228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.7
2006 5.9
2007 5.3
2008 5.3
2009 6.9
2010 3.6
2011 3.9
2012 3.3
2013 3.6
2014 8.6
2015 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9811320754717
2006 0.84180790960452
2007 0.64779874213836
2008 0.66071428571429
2009 0.74647887323944
2010 0.9537037037037
2011 0.75892857142857
2012 0.75280898876404
2013 0.87
2014 0.63800904977376
2015 0.65350877192982

Compare Martin L King Academy for Excellence Alternative to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 65.4%
 

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