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About This School

Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is a public elementary school in Las Vegas. The principal of Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is Judy Jordahl. 500 children attend Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Multiracial. 25% of the Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 87% of the 500 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School is 15:1. Mountain View Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 56% 40%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 9%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 14%
Asian 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 14% 35%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0.8%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 40%
Limited English proficiency 25% 21%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    the staff at martin l king jr elem school is great the receptionist will great you at the door and my daughter's teacher Ms. Woomer truly cares about her kids and goes the extra mile for her kids

  • (1 year ago)

    My Daughter went to two different schools before we settled in tihis area zoned for MLK. I cannot express how impressed I am with all the staff''s proffesional caring and dedication to their students as well as parents. They are friendly and they strive for students to take pride not only in their work but in themsleves. They buid up self esteem in the kids. They are always available if you need advice have questions and always go above and beyond what I've experienced in previous school employees.. My daughter has exxcelled in her academics loves her teachers classes and classmates. I highly recommend this school. and I am very fortunaye to have found such a great enviroment for my child to be all she can be.

  • (5 years ago)

    I really like this school. The teachers are great except for a few and the principle is amazing and caring. This school definately has heart

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school for my child. The teachers are great the PTA is great and they inform you of activities and events the evening before via automated calling messages.

  • (8 years ago)

    Martin Luthor King Elementary has a few good teachers who try very hard to make up for the overall very poor perfomace of this school. Academically they offer a poor grounding in the basics to build a solid educational foundation. My struggling student was denied basic reading material while my accademic achiever was sent home with resources that might have benefitted her older brother had they not been withheld. Homework is misleading and inappropriate for the advanced students. Homework consists of poorly copied sheets of paper hard to read. Reading material is the same poorly smeared copies. I was not informed of early problems; my concerns were ignored. Advanced students will soon fall back in this school challenged students suffer greatly for lack of resources and support.

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