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A look at Marcus Garvey Leadership Charter School in Oklahoma City

BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL Published: April 16, 2013


About Marcus Garvey Leadership Charter School

Address: 1537 NE 24.

Grades: Prekindergarten through eighth.

Principal: Kevin McPherson.

Namesake: Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr., a Jamaican publisher, journalist and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association & African Communities League.

Enrollment: About 180.

How it compares to district

Here's how Marcus Garvey Leadership Charter School compares to Oklahoma City Public Schools as a whole:

Overall grade

School: D

District: D

Overall GPA

School: 1.32

District: 1.33


School: F

District: F

Math and Algebra I

School: F

District: D


School: 97 percent

District: 94 percent

Percent of students who are black

School: 95 percent

District: 24 percent

Mobility rate

School: 15 percent

District: 43 percent

Free and reduced lunch

School: 95 percent

District: 91 percent

Percentage of staff who are minorities

School: 91 percent

District: 40 percent

Average class size

School: 18.2

District: 19.6

Parent-teacher conference attendance

School: 100 percent

District: 85 percent


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