Great Start Readiness Program
Early Childhood Program

Education Center

Tuition-based Child Care: Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy (MLKECA) has a “sister school” Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center (MLKEC) which offers a tuition- based, full-day childcare for children 2 weeks – four- years- old. MLKEC accepts Department of Human Services (DHS) payments for eligible families. Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Free ChildCare

In addition to the tuition- based infant/toddler and three and four year old programs, the State Department of Education funds the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) which offers a free four- year- old program to families that meet GSRP guidelines. A limited number of slots are available each year.

Latchkey Services

MLKEC offers before and after school child care, for MLKECA students. Children must be enrolled on a semester basis to attend. The morning session is 7:00 a.m. -8:30 a.m., and the afternoon session is 3:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

All programs are staffed by college degreed and certified teachers. Contact the office at 313.341.4944 for tuition rates.

Great Start to Quality

Great Start to Quality helps families find the best early learning settings for their children and helps educators improve the care they give to children.

External LinkLearn More about the Great Start To Quality Program

Contact Us

Martin Luther King Jr.
Education Center Academy

Office: (313) 341-4944
Fax: (313) 341-7014
16827 Appoline
Detroit, Michigan 48235

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