Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#74
College Readiness Index
81.6
Algebra Proficiency
3.9
English Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,175 Students
  • 52 Teachers

Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

Phone: (615) 329-8400

District: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

Overview

Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School is ranked 2nd within Tennessee. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School is 93 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 57 percent. Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School is 1 of 22 high schools in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#74
State Rank
#2
Magnet Rank
#30

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,175
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 57%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 27%
Full-Time Teachers 52

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 99%
Proficient in Algebra 100%
College Readiness Index 81.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 22
Total Students 21,547
Proficient in English (district average) 56%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 45%
College Readiness (district average) 22.8

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Nearby Schools

Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet at Pearl High School is 1 of 22 schools in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

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