PROFICIENCY 96% 83% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Davidson County

Martin Luther King Jr School is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Davidson County" in Nashville, TN. There are a total of 1,224 students and 58 teachers at Martin Luther King Jr School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Martin Luther King Jr School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 95.5%, which is 83% higher than the Tennessee average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment557
Taking some courses497
Taking some courses (not tests)62
Passing some courses350
Passing no courses143

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Martin Luther King Jr School, there are a total of 557 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 497 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8>= 95%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

8>= 95%
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Martin Luther King Jr School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 43.7% 31.8% 66.6% 51.1%
African American 40.0% 43.1% 21.8% 15.9%
Asian 11.6% 4.1% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.3% 19.7% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.9% 1.5% 3.1%

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Nashville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,18515391
Median age42.538.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%57%55%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Nashville

Completed 8th grade87.8%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.3%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Martin Luther King Jr School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.