Martin Luther King, Jr High School

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3991 Snapfinger Rd

Lithonia, GA 30038

(678) 874-5402

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,571

Students Per Teacher: 10

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38 Parent Reviews for Martin Luther King, Jr High School

Having two sons in this school I am pleased. This school has really turned around under the new leadership. Teachers seem to care and will contact parents if they need to. Also the extra activites are great. I have one in band and Mr. Kimber is AWESOME! He makes those kids responsible. Yes a bit strict ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/14

Very nice school my child enjoyed it except for the band director Mr. KIMBLE. She wanted To be on the drill team so bad but after dealing with Kimber she is no longer Interested and niether am I. The M.L.K drill team is the only girls that NEVER Get featured during half time shows, the band NEVER ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/13

My son has been attending Martin Luther King Jr. HS since 9th grade and I must say that there are great number of teachers that are really dedicated to making sure that the students that are there for the purpose of learning, get the things that they are there for. On the other hand, if I had to do ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Horrible education wise, I'm in 10th grade transferred here this year, at my previous school I was taking regular classes, a few accelerated ones and doing well. After changing to this school I'm taking 11th grade classes and seeing material that I learned last year. I spoke to the counselor (he's already ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/16/12

MLK is a wonderful school.... The teachers are devoted and will ensure that every child does their best..... Success is mandatory here... Yes... The children can be a bit out of line sometimes, but they understand that misbehaved students aren't tolerated..... This school is a great place for students ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/16/12

This is a horrible school. Their is alot of bullying and fighting. The teachers are great but the way the school is set up especially at testing time is a mess. I would rather figure out a way to pay for and get to a private school than go here any longer. Alot of the kids try to start and be in gangs ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/27/12

MLK is a great school and i would recommend anyone to send their child to be educated there. They have a great athletic program and numerous extra-curricular activities. Their activities help children in ways to where they wont be in the streets and up to no good. Their academic program is great because ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/14/12

Martin Luther King is a wonder High School for students to attend. Like many students school becomes boring, but the teachers are willing to help the students who are less interested in a particular core class. Teachers provide many opportunities to the students to raise there grade, because like most ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/14/12

I love Martin Luther King Jr. High School. Our school embodies our alta mater "I AM KING" by not only providing exceptional teachers, but constantly encouraging us to work upon to our fullest potential and not upon stereotypes. Because we are a majority black school in the Dekalb County School System, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/13/12

I am a student at Martin Luther King Jr. High school and my four years of attending this school for the most part has been pleasant and isn't a hostile enviornment like others may think it is. The teachers really care whether or not the students pass and will work with the parents and students to make ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/13/12

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Test Year: 2011
Martin Luther King, Jr High School
Dekalb County School District
Georgia
* In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

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Lithonia schools — Martin Luther King, Jr High School is located at 3991 Snapfinger Rd, Lithonia GA 30038. 3991 Snapfinger Rd is in the 30038 ZIP code in Lithonia, GA The school district for Martin Luther King, Jr High School is the Dekalb County School District. Martin Luther King, Jr High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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