PROFICIENCY 30% 39% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Seattle Public Schools

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Seattle Public Schools" in Seattle, WA. There are a total of 369 students and 28 teachers at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 220 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 39% lower than the Washington average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch220
Reduced lunch13


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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. Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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. Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.6% 44.6% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 40.9% 17.0% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 33.1% 16.7% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 15.9% 12.7% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.9% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.4% 0.6% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.2% 7.6% 6.9% 3.1%

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Seattle demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,9789791
Median age35.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English78%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Education level achieved in Seattle

Completed 8th grade92.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college83.4%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.2%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.4%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters24.9%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.