Dr. Henderson Reads for Dream Week 2021!

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  • Caregiver Engagement Survey/Encuesta sobre el compromiso de los cuidadores

    In a continued effort to enhance our community culture and PTA programming, please share your thoughts, experiences, and ideas by completing this brief PTA Caregiver Engagement Survey

    (Encuesta en Español).

    Your feedback provides additional information about what is working well, and what areas need to be further improved, especially during this unprecedented time. Responses are anonymous. Deadline: Friday September 24th.


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  • We’re a group of hard working and remarkable parents and teachers that are making a united effort to secure the educational, physical, mental, emotional and social well being of EVERY child. 

    The Parent Teacher Association of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School stands on Dr. King’s assertion “Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere."

    Our commitment is derived from Article iii Section 1 of National Parent Teacher Association bylaws and our primary focus is to bring Dr. King’s dreams to fruition.

    Our Mission

    • Promote the welfare of ALL children and youth at home and school
    • Advocate for policies and agenda to further education, health, welfare and safety of EVERY child
    • Are committed to raising the standards of life at home for ALL children
    • Advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding for King Arts
    • Encourage, promote, and provide opportunities for ALL families, educators and community members to collaborate, with emphasis on the need to educate EVERY child.


  • Picture of PTA Welcome Event from 2019

    The PTA hosts all-school events throughout the year to build community: kindergarten playdates, a back to school coffee, an annual pancake breakfast, and more.


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    The PTA supports our teachers by providing grants for supplies, field trips, and more.


  • Kids at King Arts in Cafeteria We support our students by providing scholarships, and hosting fun events such as a family math night, a science fair, and family movie nights.


  • Two students sitting on floor reading The PTA plans and financially supports educational assemblies, bookfairs, and many art and literary events.