Martin Luther King Leadership Academy



Martin Luther King Leadership Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 58
2 47
3 52
4 40
5 45
6 28
7 27
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy is a public high school of the Grand Rapids Public Schools located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 378 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.1

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Martin Luther King Leadership Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 209
(55%)
4,081
(49%)
 Male 169
(45%)
4,260
(51%)

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 287
(76%)
2,934
(35%)
 Hispanic 48
(13%)
2,969
(36%)
 Two or More 29
(8%)
468
(6%)
 White 11
(3%)
1,796
(22%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
128
(2%)

Martin Luther King Leadership Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 360
(95%)
5,492
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
377
(5%)
 Not Eligible 8
(2%)
2,472
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Martin Luther King Leadership Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Leadership Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 247
2006 434
2007 310
2008 413
2009 441
2010 462
2011 457
2012 428
2013 394
2014 369
2015 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 16.7
2007 12.1
2008 17.2
2009 14.9
2010 18.3
2011 17.5
2012 18.9
2013 17.4
2014 17.7
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0607287449393
2006 0.99308755760369
2007 1.058064516129
2008 1.0702179176755
2009 1.1111111111111
2010 0.97619047619048
2011 0.97592997811816
2012 0.96495327102804
2013 0.95939086294416
2014 0.97831978319783
2015 0.97883597883598

Compare Martin Luther King Leadership Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 97.9%
 

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