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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Middle School
500 Bilmark Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28213
Courier #: 448
P: 980-343-0698  |  F: 980-343-0700 
Principal: Jennifer Dean
LC: Northeast-Vance Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Maximize academic achievement by every student in every school.


 Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School provides a rigorous and relevant educational experience for every child. 



CMS provides all students the best education available anywhere, preparing every child to lead a rich and productive life.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School cultivates a mindset of life-long learning, which strengthens every student’s ability to succeed in future endeavors.


·      Educators in our school must value working with this age group and be prepared to do so.

·     Courageous, collaborative leadership is needed at every level in the school.

·      The shared vision must guide our decisions.

·     An inviting, supportive, and safe environment must be provided.

·     High expectations for every member of our educational community are essential for growth and success.

·     Active learning is the only form of true learning.

·     Every student must have an adult advocate.

·     School initiated family and community partnerships are vital for growth.

·     The curriculum must be relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory.

*adopted from staff book study of the following:

   Erb, T. (2005). This We Believe in Action. National Middle School Association.

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