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

Mission Statement

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence prepares kindergarten-through-5th grade students of Springfield for academic success and engaged citizenship through insistence on rigorous, challenging work. The school incorporates Dr. King’s commitment to the highest standards in scholarship, civic participation and the ideal of the beloved community.
 
The learning goals of Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence are:
 
  1. Students achieve excellence in scholarship.
  2. Students understand and personify responsible and engaged citizenship.
  3. Students, supported by their parents and community, share the ideal of the beloved community.