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500 Bilmark Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28213
Courier #: 448
P: 980-343-0698  |  F: 980-343-0700 
Principal: Jennifer Dean
LC: Beacon Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  The School Counseling Department at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is very excited to be working with each grade level this year.  We understand that Starting middle school is a big step.  We want to make the transition from summer break to returning back to school as smooth as possible.  We welcome the opportunity to speak with parents and students so please feel free to call us with any questions or concerns.  We look forward to a wonderful and successful school year.


Meet MLK Counselors, click here     


Ms. Gilchrist - Counselor 


Ms. Anderson - Counselor

Ms. Thompson - Counselor



You can contact your child’s grade level counselor at 980.343.0698



Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Counselors Mission Statement

The Martin Luther King Middle School’s School Counseling Program will support every student in the areas of academic, career and personal/social development. The program is design to provide learning opportunities in a proactive manner to ensure that all students achieve school success.

 What is a School Counselor?

School Counselors are individuals who support and focus on the needs, interests, and issues related to the various stages of student growth. The school counselor is a certified professional educator who assists students, teachers, families, and administrators.


Services School Counselors Provide

  • Individual Counseling
  • Academic, College, and Career Counseling
  • Grief and Crisis Counseling
  • Interpreting Standardized Test Results
  • Group Counseling
  • Classroom Guidance
  • Developing Confidential Relationships with Students
  • Helping students overcome barriers to learning
  • Providing Preventive and Intervention Strategies for Student Success
  • Serving as a resource to students of available Community Opportunities
  • Serving as a resource for Community Outreach

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