3200 E. Lafayette Street, Detroit MI, 48207-3812

Phone: (313) 494-7373 • Fax: (313) 262-9140

Principal: Deborah Jenkins

Official School Web Site

About Us

Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School is a unique comprehensive high school which offers three examination programs within the school:  Mathematics, Science and Technology (MSAT), Center for International Studies and Commerce (CISC) and College Preparatory Liberal Arts (CPLA). King is also the first high school designed and certified as a green energy building with gold certification as well as a life-cycle program inside of our ML King Academic Engagement Center.

King has award winning teachers to support and guide the learning of its students. Crusader Nation is home to the 2014 Metropolitan Chess Champions, 2016/2017 DECA State Champions for three categories, Michigan State University’s School of Journalism Newspaper of the Year 2015/2016 and the 2015/2016 Journalism Teacher of the Year, Back-to Back 2015/2016 Division II State Football Champions, 2016/2017 PSL Girls Basketball Champions – an earned title for six consecutive years, 2016 Girls PSL Cross Country and Eastside Division Champions, 2016 Girls PSL Swim Champions, where the team made history by winning every event.

Offerings

  • Award-winning Internationally acclaimed MLK Dance Program
  • Chess/Robotics Teams, BPA, DECA, NHS, and Michigan Youth and Government, Hip-Hop Lyrical Club
  • Partnerships with Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and MLK students in USA colleges.
  • Advanced Placement Courses, Dual Enrollment for College Credit at WCCCD
  • The internationally recognized Marching Band has attended the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics and continues to maintain yearly MSBOA top awards.

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
8:00 AM 3:20 PM 11:15 AM