Martin Luther King Jr. High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3991 Snapfinger Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
Phone
(678) 874-5402
District
DEKALB COUNTY
County
DEKALB COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1435
Classroom Teachers
86

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Georgia

2

(10 is best)

Better than 13.6% of GA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Martin Luther King Jr. High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

50 40 30 20 10 0
18%
43%
23%
46%
12%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
14
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 463 32.3%
Grade 10 341 23.8%
Grade 11 303 21.1%
Grade 12 328 22.9%
Total 1435 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.9% 11.9% 40.0%
Black 96.3% 60.8% 37.8%
Hispanic 2.5% 19.7% 17.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 7.1% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.4% 73.3% 59.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.8% 70.0% 54.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 3.2% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 692,335 10,617,423
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,666.0 182
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 20.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.5% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.1% 25.6%
65 OR OLDER 12.0% 13.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 259,428 3,758,798
Single Parent Households With Children 13.3% 12.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.9% 87.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.2% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.0% 14.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.6% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 14.2%
$15,000 or less 9.4% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,258 $726,873,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $675 $67,632,000 5.1%
Staff $499 $49,946,000 3.8%
General Administration $149 $14,961,000 1.1%
School Administration $656 $65,726,000 5.0%
Operation $1,059 $106,040,000 8.0%
Transportation $607 $60,835,000 4.6%
Other $284 $28,396,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,930 $393,536,000 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,033 $203,560,000 15.4%
Total Expenditures $13,221 $1,323,969,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,525 $11,524,433,000 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $565 $998,054,000 4.7%
Staff $538 $950,230,000 4.5%
General Administration $132 $233,728,000 1.1%
School Administration $677 $1,195,608,000 5.6%
Operation $800 $1,412,553,000 6.7%
Transportation $513 $906,857,000 4.3%
Other $364 $642,609,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,589 $6,339,639,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,880 $3,320,620,000 15.7%
Total Expenditures $11,994 $21,184,692,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%