Accountability rating

B

Dallas ISD: B

Total students

418

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Dallas ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 90%

Martin Luther King Jr Learning Center is an elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Dallas ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 418 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 46.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 21.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $58,706, which is $4,584 more than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.dallasisd.org/mlk

Address

1817 Warren Ave
Dallas, TX 75215-3475

Office phone number

(972) 502-8100

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Martin Luther King Jr Learning Center are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

418

African American

300 (71.8%)

Dallas ISD: 22%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

10 (2.4%)

Dallas ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.2%)

Dallas ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

98 (23.4%)

Dallas ISD: 69.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

4 (1%)

Dallas ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

5 (1.2%)

Dallas ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

71.8%

American Indian

2.4%

Asian

0.2%

Hispanic

23.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.0%

Two or more races

1.2%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

46.2 %

Dallas ISD: 62.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

100 %

Dallas ISD: 86.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

20.1 %

Dallas ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

46.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

100.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

20.1%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

21.1 %

Dallas ISD: 42.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Dallas ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

6.7 %

Dallas ISD: 15%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

6.5 %

Dallas ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

21.1%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

6.7%

Special education

6.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Dallas ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Dallas ISD: C

School progress

A

Dallas ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Dallas ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

28

African American

23 (82.1%)

Dallas ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

5 (17.9%)

Dallas ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 29.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1 (3.6%)

Dallas ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

20 (71.4%)

Dallas ISD: 70.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

7 (25%)

Dallas ISD: 25.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.9

Dallas ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,706

Dallas ISD: $58,012

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,000

Dallas ISD: $51,471

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$57,867

Dallas ISD: $54,919

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$58,895

Dallas ISD: $59,296

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$60,220

Dallas ISD: $60,407

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$66,285

Dallas ISD: $65,016

Statewide: $62,039

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