Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School : About Us

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School : About Us

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary school opened its doors originally in 1916, as Junior School 1, and then reopened as M.L.K. on  March 3, 2010.  The school is a 118,884-square-foot, two-story building with a student enrollment of approximately 840 students in Kindergarten through 5th grades. The school consists of approximately 40 classrooms organized into three distinct classroom wings: one wing each for K and 1, grades 2 and 3, and grades 4 & 5. The school incorporates a visual and performing arts program, and a science and technology program. The school has a cafeteria, an art room, a music room, science labs, two computer labs, a gymnasium and a media center. 

District Mission Statement

All Students will graduate with a vision for their future, motivated to learn continually and prepared to succeed in their choice of college or career. 
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School Mission Statement

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School is dedicated to providing the highest quality educational program with the cornerstones of value-learning, self-worth, and quality performance among students and staff along with a transition for students to productive and responsible participation in society. 

Back to School

Dear MLK Families,


Welcome to the new school year and MLK- Home of the MLK Bears! We are so happy to have you all back after such a long time away.  Please join us, virtually, on Tuesday, September 22, @ 5:00pm, as we will be hosting our annual Back to School Night. 


At 5:00pm, I will give the Principal’s address. On Monday, you will find the link on our school website, and we will send it via our Twitter Account. Meeting links to teachers’ virtual presentations will be posted on the school website, and the teachers will send them to you via Class Dojo/Google Classroom. There will be 3 meeting times. Use one slot for each of your children. If you have one child, you only need to select onemeeting time. 


5:30pm - 5:55pm.         6:00pm - 6:25pm 6:30pm - 7:00pm 


Classroom teachers and specialists will give the same presentation three times. This will give you an opportunity to see more than one homeroom teacher, should you need to (If you have children in different classrooms.)


Thank you,

Dr. Lewis, Principal     Follow us on Twitter @MLKBearsTPS


Estimadas familias de MLK,


Bienvenidos al nuevo año escolar y MLK- ¡Hogar de los MLK Bears! Estamos muy felices de tenerlos de regreso después de tanto tiempo fueraÚnase a nosotrosvirtualmente, el martes 22 de septiembrea las 5:00pm ya que organizaremos nuestra Noche de Regreso a la Escuela anual.


A las 5:00pm, daré la dirección del director. El Lunes, encontrará el enlace en el sitio web de nuestra escuelay lo enviaremos a través de nuestra cuenta de Twitter. Los enlaces de las reuniones a las presentacionesvirtuales de los profesores se publicarán en el sitio web de la escuela y los profesores se los enviarán a través de Class Dojo / Google Classroom. Los profesores de aula y los especialistas realizarán la misma presentación tres veces. Esto le dará la

oportunidad de ver a más de un maestro de aula, si lo necesita (si tiene niños en diferentes aulas).


5:30pm - 5:55p.m. 6:00pm - 6:25pm6:30pm - 7:00pm


Los profesores darán la misma presentación tresvecesEsto le dará la oportunidad de ver a más de un maestro de aula, si lo necesita (si tiene niños endiferentes aulas).



Dr. Lewis, Director     Síguenos en Twitter@MLKBearsTPS


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