Martin Luther King Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
285 Tingley Lane
Edison, NJ 08820
Phone
(732) 452-2980
District
EDISON TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
680
Classroom Teachers
44

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.1% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Martin Luther King Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 52
Proficiency in Reading 86 51
Proficiency in Math 87 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 53
Proficiency in Reading 86 57
Proficiency in Math 79 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 52
Proficiency in Reading 92 57
Proficiency in Math 87 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.45
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.86
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 62 9.1%
Grade 1 131 19.3%
Grade 2 98 14.4%
Grade 3 120 17.6%
Grade 4 115 16.9%
Grade 5 133 19.6%
Total 680 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.0% 16.3% 45.8%
Black 7.3% 8.3% 16.0%
Hispanic 3.4% 10.9% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 83.6% 64.0% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.6% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.0% 20.9% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 16.4% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 4.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 102,304 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,337.4 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.0% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.3% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,127 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 5.5% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.9% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 54.8% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.6% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.0% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.2% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.7% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,940 $149,388,260 53.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,505 $22,618,645 8.0%
Staff $364 $5,470,556 1.9%
General Administration $230 $3,456,670 1.2%
School Administration $675 $10,144,575 3.6%
Operation $1,445 $21,716,905 7.7%
Transportation $698 $10,490,242 3.7%
Other $257 $3,862,453 1.4%
Total Support $5,176 $77,790,104 27.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,649 $54,840,821 19.4%
Total Expenditures $18,766 $282,034,214 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%