MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
3991 SNAPFINGER RD
LITHONIA, GA 30038
Visit this school's website
Phone: 678-874-5402
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Dekalb County School District
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 392.8
  • Number Students: 1571
  • Number Teachers: 150
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6310
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Kerby Bullard
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (46 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (38 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 8
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-23
    "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 but the kids appreciate it. It has a wonderful new 9th grade wing which is long overdue. Mr. Bullard is a fairly new principal but has made great strides in turning MLK around. I would recommend it. Change and improvement won't happen over night and without parent involvement. GO LIONS!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-01
    "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half time shows, the band NEVER play music for them to dance to in the stands, all of the music he play is old and outdated but the dues are 700.00. My daughter won't be returning next year because I want her to enjoy her high school Years and he takes the fun out od the band:( other than that awesome school!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-26
    "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 it all over again, I would risk going to jail to send him somewhere else. I believe that if they were checking residency, they would find that a large number of the students are out of district. Another thing, there is too much emphases on sports and band, not enough on making the school the best if could be from parents and this is shown in the numbers that come out to the meetings what there focus is on. I am so glad that this is our last year, but wish them well. I know that the numbers are really going to go up since the new 9th grade academy will be opening 2014-2015 school year. I do believe that if Dr. King was alive, he would not be proud of how his name is being represented, through parent involvement and school leadership. Bacically, our children have been set up to fail because they don't have the basic needs, BOOKS....... 12th grade parent"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-16
    "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 moved me to higher level classes several times) and Was told to just get A's in these classes. I'll be switching to a different school with a more challenging curriculum next year, if not later this year."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-16
    "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 to grow and learn... If Martin Luther King were still alive he'd be pleased to have such a prestigious school named after here.... It's a shame all students don't attend."
    Page 1 of 8
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Albert Perry
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    404.­355.2833
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Mandy Becker
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    678.­525.6626
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Michelle Wilson
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    404.­355.2833
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Diana Wilenski of Hennigar Home Team
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    770.­634.6345
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Garth Alleyne
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    404.­355.2833
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Sarah Stovall
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    678.­427.1999
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Tiffany Durant
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    404.­355.2833
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Molly Lyon of Team Lyon
    CENTURY 21 Connect Realty
    770.­640.6800
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, #120
    Roswell, GA 30076
    Tim Hollingsworth
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    770.­316.0694
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    LaWanda Crane
    CENTURY 21 Connect Realty
    770.­851.1230
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, #120
    Roswell, GA 30076
    Kevin Salisbury
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    770.­547.2081
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Kathleen Brown
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    706.­414.1988
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Amy Walker
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    404.­422.6543
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Carlos Baker
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    404.­355.2833
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Grant Bennion
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    678.­249.0488
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Heather Beyer
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    770.­367.3390
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Michele Miles
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    404.­401.9283
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Valerie Bayless
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    678.­620.9170
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Tiffany Borner
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    678.­860.9693
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Clyde Rivers
    CENTURY 21 Connect Realty
    770.­642.9494
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, #120
    Roswell, GA 30076
    Andrea Allen
    CENTURY 21 InTown
    770.­906.1002
    2116 Defoors Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    Christie Welch Carroll of Southern REO Team
    CENTURY 21 Connect Realty
    770.­642.9494
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, #120
    Roswell, GA 30076
    Maria Gogolin
    CENTURY 21 Results Realty Services
    770.­656.1665
    2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 113
    Cumming, GA 30041
    Bob Clarkson
    CENTURY 21 Connect Realty
    404.­201.1292
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, #120
    Roswell, GA 30076