"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Welcome to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Charter School of Excellence

Join us in building Dr. King's beloved community!

Beloved Community,

MLK Charter School is committed to the success of Springfield's children.  MLK Charter School's board of trustees, staff, families, and community supporters, including MLK Community Center and the Friends of Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence, Inc., are dedicated to creating a school culture of excellence, affirming the ability of each student to succeed, and developing character in a supportive learning environment.  Every day the children and adults of MLK Charter School are building our beloved community by living the Dr. King values: respect, cooperation, responsibility, learning, social justice, service, perseverance, honesty and beloved community.

Enjoy learning about MLK Charter School as you visit our website.  We invite you to visit Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence and see us at work.

Lan Katz

Executive Director



              ABCs of MLK:
                      •   Academic Excellence
                      •   Beloved Community -- Aspiring to Dr. King's Ideal
                      •   Character Development