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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Martin Luther King Jr. Early College is a public school located in Denver, CO. It has 1,108 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 10% of students are at least proficient in math and 20% in reading.
About Martin Luther King Jr. Early College...
School District
Denver Public Schools
Address
19535 East 46th Avenue
Denver, CO 80249
Telephone
(720) 424-0420
Website

Martin Luther King Jr. Early College Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
20%
Percent Proficient - Math
10%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
920
67 responses
Average ACT
19
82 responses
AP Enrollment
47%
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    C-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$56,258
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,035
National
$949
Median Home Value
$292,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • College Bowl
    64%
  • Fall Festival
    32%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,108
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,033
Teachers in First/Second Year
50.7%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.33 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.33 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,061/ year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.32 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.32 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.32 responses
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This school, Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. Early College is one of the best high schools I've ever attended throughout my high school years. Reasons why, this schools supports you til the last minute and lead you on to a better path to success. Our teachers try their best to help us and support us throughout the years, and our teaching system is what that's helping our students become succesful. MLK has a huge program that helps this school give the students the preparation for college - my school is seriously an early college for us. MLK's environment is such a positive environment for students such as teenagers, we always respect each other! We all love how diverse This school is.
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Some of the best memories of my life were made here. I attended this school since I was in the 6th grade. I made lots of friends with my peer and the staff. The teachers were always very friendly to all of the students. There is a lot of diversity present and a zero tolerance bullying rule. This place was like my second home and I am happy I got to attend MLK. I gained many opportunities at this school including gaining college credit, joining volunteer programs and even joining after school programs such as drumline and marching band.
I went to this school from 6th to 12th grade and I had an amazing experience being there. The teachers really do care and have great relationships with their students. There are so many resources to help students with anything they need help with. The administration and staff are like family and know the students well and have good relationships with them as well. When it came to preparing for college, you could find help everywhere and those who wanted to go to college were guaranteed to with all the help they received at this school. Not only that but after students graduate, the school keeps in touch with them to make sure they're being successful and also lets them know that even though they're graduated they can always come back here for help.