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Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • NASHVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in NASHVILLE, TN. It has 1,275 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 80% in reading.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
80%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1300
123 responses
Average ACT
28
591 responses
AP Enrollment
62%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$48,412
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,529
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$272,700
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 55 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 55 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 211 responses
  • Award and Rewards Day
    19%
  • Talent show
    19%
  • Spoken Word, Heritage Day
    18%
  • Pep Rallys
    13%
  • Diversity Day
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Band Concerts
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,275
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 61 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 61 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 61 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,961
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.6%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 83 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 83 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 83 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,495 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 82 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 82 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 82 responses

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