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Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy

Creating Academic, Artistic & Technological Excellence
Office: (313) 341-4944
Fax: (313) 341-7014

Keeping the Dream Alive

U.S. News rankings: The top elementary and middle schools in Detroit are all charter schools

In 2021, the US News and World Report ranked MLK elementary as #1 and MLK middle school as #11 in the city of Detroit!   Read U.S. News Rankings Article

Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center Academy Looks to the Future

March 31, 2023 By Claire Charlton
Brought to you by the Grand Valley State University Charter Schools Office

Planning for its second half-century in Detroit, Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center Academy continues to meet the needs of students. Learn how.More than 50 years ago, a small group of families trusted the care of their children to a newly opened early childhood center in Detroit called Martin Luther King Jr. Day Care Center, which was founded by the Rev. Havious Green and his wife, Julia, in 1971.
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2019 MI Charter AOY Finalist: Constance Price

2019 Michigan Charter School AwardsConstance Price's parents were original Detroiters, who shared a vision for excellent education in the city - not only for their eight daughters, but for all children. Today, she leads Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center Academy as one of the best schools in Detroit, which also happens to be the original daycare center her parents built back in 1972.

The story of Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy

Upcoming Events

May 1 - May 17
M-STEP Cont'd Grades 3rd-8th
M-STEP Cont'd Grades 3rd-8th
Date: May 1 - May 17
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December 14
Winter Program
1:30 PM
Winter Program
Date: December 14
Time: 1:30 PM to 3:15 PM
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December 15 - January 1
Holiday Break School Closed
Holiday Break School Closed
Date: December 15 - January 1
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January 2
School Resumes
School Resumes
Date: January 2
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January 3 - February 16
MAP Testing
MAP Testing
Date: January 3 - February 16
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