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Graduate Record Examination Scores for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Educational Testing Service
March 6, 1951
Princeton, N.J.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education


King took the examination on 3 February. A table enclosed with the test report indicates that his verbal aptitude score is in the second lowest quartile and his quantitative score is in the lowest ten percent of those taking the test. In the advanced test in philosophy, King’s score (on a scale of 100) places him in the lowest third, while his other scores (on a scale of 800) are in the lowest quartile in all the subject areas except literature, where he placed in the top quartile.

  examination date exam. no. college
King Martin L Jr Feb 51 45982 1 567
Aptitude V 350      Q 270    
Philosophy 58    
profile 310 280 360 320 470 340
  physics chemistry biology soc. studies literature fine arts

CSKC, INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands