King Martin Luther High School

6100 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19138 | (215) 276-5253
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,164
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School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,164 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 623rd out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (fifth year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jane Adams
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,164
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 82.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 640 (55.0%)
  • Females: 516 (44.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,161 (99.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,161 (99.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
King Martin Luther High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.09%
Black1,13997.9%
Asian20.2%
Hispanic110.9%
White30.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For King Martin Luther High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade41235.4%
10th Grade25822.2%
11th Grade24320.9%
12th Grade25121.6%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
100.0%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
53.6%
District:
57.4%
Dropout Rate
School:
5.7%
District:
4.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
65.9%
District:
51.3%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
65.9%
District:
48.6%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that King Martin Luther High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 11.8
Math Average Score: 15.5
Science Average Score: 14.3
Reading Average Score: 13.8
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 2 (fifth year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 347.4
Math Average Score: 339.6
Writing Average Score: 332.5

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201017.8%36.3%59.6%
20096.1%31.6%55.6%
20086.3%32.6%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201020.7%42.6%67.2%
200915.4%38.0%65.2%
200821.0%37.3%64.7%
 
Writing Test
201029.0%64.2%80.7%
2009---
200857.4%70.5%85.8%
 
Science Test
20090.8%14.9%39.7%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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