"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


Summer 2018 reading program

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

Beloved Community,

Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence is a Level 1 Massachusetts public school.  Level 1 is the top ranking.  MLK black/African American scholars are number 1 among Massachusetts elementary schools in student growth in math, the amount students learn in one school year.  Among Hispanic/Latino Massachusetts elementary school students, MLK’s scholars rank in the 90th percentile in math.  Among black/African American students, our scholars are in the 93rd percentile in science.  Our black/African American scholars are in the 95th percentile in math. 

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 Family Services 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

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