Howard Road Academy - Martin Luther King is located in District Of Columbia, DC and is one of 3 middle schools in Howard Road Academy Public Charter School District. It is a charter school that serves 128 students in grades 7-8.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Howard Road Academy - Martin Luther King's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Howard Road Academy - Martin Luther King had 84% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. District of Columbia had 73% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Howard Road Academy PCS spends $11,978 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 51% on instruction, 41% on support services, 8% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Howard Road Academy PCS District
In 2011, Howard Road Academy - Martin Luther King had 26 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The District of Columbia average is 12 students per full-time equivalent teacher.