Martin Luther King Transition Center



Martin Luther King Transition Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Transition Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 3
1 4
2 1
3 13
4 11
5 19
6 17
7 38
8 53
9 112
10 142
11 115
12 113

Martin Luther King Transition Center is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 641 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Martin Luther King Transition Center is the 201st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 8,915th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 54.3 to 1.

Total Students: 641
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 54.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,915th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 201st out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 418th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 374th out of 423

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Martin Luther King Transition Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 470
(73%)
18,112
(50%)
 Female 171
(27%)
18,257
(50%)

Martin Luther King Transition Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 607
(95%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
3,276
(9%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
612
(2%)
 White 8
(1%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
618
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Martin Luther King Transition Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 555
(87%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 86
(13%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Martin Luther King Transition Center is ranked 100th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Transition Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 Transition Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 378
2014 867
2015 641

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 86.7
2015 54.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 N/A
2014 0.99653979238754
2015 0.86583463338534

Compare Martin Luther King Transition Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
5,430.0% 54.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 86.6%
 

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