• Mission

    The mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School (“King Arts”) is to provide all students with a dynamic educational experience that focuses on the fine and performing arts and emphasizes literature and writing.

    A Fine Arts Focused Curriculum….

    • Unlocks the door to learning and allows students to view the world through the eyes of an artist
    • Cultivates the skills of collaboration, communication, creativity and innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership
    • Presents students with opportunities to explore big ideas and essential questions
    • Uses the Fine Arts as a tool for differentiated instruction and assessment for all students
    • Inspires increased student academic achievement and engagement

    A Curriculum that Emphasizes Literature and Writing…

    • Supports student access to literary works from diverse social, cultural, and historical contexts
    • Extends writing and publishing opportunities beyond the classroom
    • Encourages writing through literature
    • Enriches the classroom experience with regular author experience opportunities



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