Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School



Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 186
8 221
9 226
10 204
11 184
12 170

Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School is a public high school of the Davidson County School District located in Nashville, TN. It has 1,191 students in grades 7th through 12th. Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School is the 87th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.9

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Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 604
(51%)
10,970
(49%)
 Male 587
(49%)
11,272
(51%)

Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 538
(45%)
6,944
(31%)
 Black 452
(38%)
10,939
(49%)
 Asian 141
(12%)
967
(4%)
 Hispanic 53
(4%)
3,270
(15%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
37
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
75
(0%)

Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 848
(71%)
8,410
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(21%)
12,469
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(8%)
1,363
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School is ranked 194th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1025
2006 1041
2007 1089
2008 1134
2009 1190
2010 1162
2011 1175
2012 1191

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 20.2
2007 20.9
2008 21.2
2009 22
2010 23.2
2011 22.6
2012 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10634146341463
2006 0.10566762728146
2007 0.12764003673095
2008 0.16490299823633
2009 0.19075630252101
2010 0.23752151462995
2011 0.27404255319149
2012 0.2879932829555

Compare Martin Luther King Jr Magnet School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 

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