Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy is a Michigan public school academy located in northwest Detroit. 

Our school offers the following benefits:

  • Charter Status Allows Control Over Educational Process
  • Commitment to Educational Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Small Class Size
  • Collaborative Professional Learning Communities (PLCS)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Availability of Educational Resources
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program (PBIS)
  • Challenging and Engaging Teaching Practices
  • Modern Technology/E-Rate Program
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Medical Benefits
  • Michigan Public School Retirement System (MSPERS)
  • Loan Forgiveness 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-Site Discounted Child Care at Sister School (MLKEC)


  • Small Class Size
  • Educational Field Trips
  • Computer Technology
  • Foreign Languages
  • Fine Arts: Strings, Art, Dance & Visual Arts
  • Science Fair/ Book Fair
  • During & After School Tutoring
  • U of M Hockey Team Library
  • Summer School & Camp


  • Kindergarten Structured Reading Program
  • Elementary/Middle School (Grades K-8)
  • Accelerated Curriculum
  • Differentiated Instruction/RTI
  • Gymnasium/Physical Education
  • Technology
  • National School Lunch Program
  • Support Services: Speech Pathology, Social Work
  • Mathnasium
  • Highly Qualified/Certified Teachers
  • Modern Facilities & Equipment


  • Drama/Debate
  • Book Club
  • Lego Robotics/Academic Games
  • Chess
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Creative Writing

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The vision of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy is to create a community of well-rounded, lifelong learners who will be productive global citizens as a result of whole child development intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, and culturally, and thereby, enriching their capacity to meet the challenges and diversity of the 21st century.


The mission of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy is to provide each student with a variety of accelerated learning opportunities appropriate to their individual abilities, competency, skill levels, desire and motivation that will propel them into the 21st century equipped with the academic, artistic, and technological skills needed to maximize their potential in a diverse society.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy believes that educational values and love for learning are nurtured in a positive, challenging and supportive educational environment wherein students, educators, and parents work together with a common purpose of ensuring that each student finds effective and fulfilling personal work, and meaningful educational lives.