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About This School

Martin Luther King Jr Middle School is a public middle school in Richmond. The principal of Martin Luther King Jr Middle School is Dr. Valerie Harris. 644 students attend Martin Luther King Jr Middle School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 99% of the 644 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Martin Luther King Jr Middle School is 15:1. Richmond Alternative School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 86%
Hispanic 0.5% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.7%
White, non-Hispanic 0.2% 8%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 66%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    Lack of Discipline - Of course with the lack of procedures one might imagine that discipline problems are not monitored and dealt with appropriately. You are correct. The students fight. They curse as if their life depended upon it and they could care less for they have come to understand that there are no consequences for their actions.

  • (1 year ago)

    I was A student and this school is not that great.. my teacher asks me to help her teach the class because I was advanced and would get mad when I do a better job than her. Maybe they will hire better teachers when they rebuild it..I'm so glad i'm out of there and in high school now in the county.. Oh and the prepack food suck too...

  • (2 years ago)

    My scool isnt terrible. The faculty arent lazy either. The faculty and staff work hard for what they are doing @day n nobody cares if your child is coming 2 M.L.K. The staff dont wont them anyways!

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a fantastic school. The teachers work hard the administration is great and the sports teams are phenominal.

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