PROFICIENCY 19% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Atlantic City Public Schools
24%Atlantic City
43%New Jersey

Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Atlantic City Public Schools" in Atlantic City, NJ. There are a total of 679 students and 70 teachers at Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 485 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 57% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch485
Reduced lunch21


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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex, 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

3<= 5%
6<= 10%
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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Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 0.6% 7.1% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 77.0% 37.5% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 3.2% 15.0% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.9% 38.9% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 1.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.2% 1.5% 3.1%

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Atlantic City demographics profile

StatisticAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,653191
Median age35.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%56%55%
Speak English54%69%79%
Speak Spanish25%16%13%

Education level achieved in Atlantic City

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade70.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school68.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college39.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.