Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School

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  • About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School

    PLEASE VISIT sfusd.edu/covid19 for the latest information regarding COVID-19 Announcements

    Lastest Update: 09/17/2021

    Questions? Call 415-330-1500 or Send Text Message to 415-993-0655 or Email us at MLKFamily@sfusd.edu

    Click here to read the latest family email: https://www.sfusd.edu/school/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-middle-school/mlk-family

    9/17: Back to School Night is on Wednesday 9/22 at 6PM: Click for info

    9/10: Statement from the MLK Administration Team about an Incident

    8/24: General Notification Memos can be found here: Click to view

    8/14: Zoom Orientation Replay by different languages: Click here to view

    8/14: COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocol posted here: Click to view


    MLK Fall 2021 Schedule


    Please see the Statement from The Administration Team: https://www.sfusd.edu/school/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-academic-middle-school/statement-administration-team-mlk

    Statement from The Administration Team on Asian American Hate Crimes


    Dear MLK Families, Students, and Staff,

    We would like to send love, prayers, positive thoughts, and healing energy to all members of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community. Hatemongers in our society are attacking the AAPI Community.

    On March 16th, eight people were killed in Georgia by a person who was targeting Asian women. The killer didn’t know the people he murdered, he just wanted to kill Asian Women: mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends.

    Violence against AAPI Community hits close to home for the MLK community, and unfortunately, there are personal stories from our staff, students, and families of being the target of hate and violence because they happen to be Asian American.

    We, at MLK, want to acknowledge the increase in hate violence against our AAPI Community. We know that this is taking an emotional toll on our students, teachers, staff, parents, families, and community. We condemn these acts of violence, it is wrong and unacceptable.

    Over the last two weeks, we have provided a space for students to talk about how they are feeling in response to the rising Anti-Asian violence and how to reach out for support. If your student needs support or someone to talk to, please have them reach out to their homeroom teacher or counselor.

    MLK stands in solidarity with our Asian American Pacific Islander Community- #StopAsianHate and we call on all to stand up for our Asian American Pacific Islander community. 


    In Solidarity,

    The Administration Team at MLK (Michael Essien and Tyson Fechter)





    AAPI社區的暴力行為極大影響MLK社區。 不幸的是,我們的員工,學生和家庭因為是亞裔美國人而成為仇恨和暴力的目標。



    MLK與我們的亞裔太平洋島民社區團結一致-#StopAsianHate #停止亞裔仇恨,我們呼籲所有人支持我們的亞裔太平洋島民社區。



    MLK的行政團隊(Michael Essien校長和Tyson Fechter副校長)

    Estimadas Familias, Estudiantes y Personal de MLK:


    Nos gustaría enviar amor, oraciones, pensamientos positivos y energía curativa a todos los miembros de la Comunidad Asiático-Estadounidense de las Islas del Pacífico (por sus siglas en Inglés, AAPI). Los odiadores en nuestra sociedad están atacando a la Comunidad Asiático-Estadounidense y de las Islas del Pacífico (por sus siglas en Inglés, AAPI).

    El 16 de marzo, ocho personas fueron asesinadas en Georgia por una persona que tenía como objetivo a Mujeres Asiáticas. El asesino no conocía a las personas que asesinó, solo quería matar a Mujeres Asiáticas: madres, hijas, hermanas y amigas.

    La violencia contra la Comunidad de Asiático-Estadounidense y de las Islas del Pacífico (por sus siglas en Inglés, AAPI) golpea cerca de casa a la comunidad de MLK y, desafortunadamente, hay historias personales de nuestro personal, estudiantes y familias de ser el objetivo del odio y la violencia porque resultan ser Asiático-Americanos.

    Nosotros, en MLK, queremos reconocer el aumento de la violencia de odio contra nuestra Comunidad Asiático-Estadounidense y de las Islas del Pacífico (por sus siglas en Inglés, AAPI). Sabemos que esto está afectando emocionalmente a nuestros estudiantes, maestros, personal, padres, familias y comunidad. Condenamos estos actos de violencia, es incorrecto e inaceptable.

    Durante las últimas dos semanas, hemos proporcionado un espacio para que los estudiantes hablen sobre cómo se sienten en respuesta al aumento de la violencia Anti-Asiática y cómo buscar apoyo. Si su hijo/hija necesita apoyo o alguien con quien hablar, pídale que se comunique con su maestro/a o consejero/a.

    MLK se solidariza con nuestra Comunidad de Isleños del Pacífico y Asiático Estadounidense - #StopAsianHate y hacemos un llamado a todos para que defiendan nuestra comunidad de Isleños del Pacífico y Asiático Estadounidense.


    En solidaridad,


    El  Equipo Administrativo de MLK (Michael Essien y Tyson Fechter)


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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School enrolls students from neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. The diverse and multicultural atmosphere of the school attracts students from all racial/ethnic groups. All students receive equitable access. We focus on a curriculum that is meaningful and relevant, valuing relationships between staff and students, students and their peers, and the student-community.

    Our focus for all students is the demonstration of scholarship, sportsmanship, mentorship, leadership, and entrepreneurship. The basic philosophy of the school is to cooperate, participate, communicate, work, and learn together in order to produce a harmonious, productive, pluralistic society of lifelong learners. Our mission is to ensure that all students realize their potential in academic, creative, physical, and social endeavors. We accomplish this through the combined efforts of our students, families, staff, school district, and community.

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    Williams Act Notice

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    • Insufficient textbooks and instructional materials;
    • Teacher vacancy or misassignment; and
    • Facility conditions.

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  • Before School Programs

    Bayview YMCA Beacon Program Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30AM- 9:25AM
  • After School Programs

    Bayview YMCA Beacon Program Hours: Monday - Tuesday: 4:00PM - 6:30 PM Wednesday: 2:15 PM - 6:30 PM Thursday - Friday: 4:00PM - 6:30 PM
  • Language Programs

    • Mandarin World Language
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • AVID
    • Computer carts
    • Library
    • Project-based learning
    • STEAM (science; technology; engineering; arts; mathematics)
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Art Class
    • Dance
    • STEAM
    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
    • Visual arts
    Visual Arts, Dance, and a variety of Arts classes available as an enrichment class. Additionally, we have an art teacher who supports the Arts in the Core classes.
  • Athletics

    • Volleyball
    • Track and Field
    • Softball
    • Soccer
    • Baseball
    • Flag football
    • Basketball
  • Student Support Programs

    • Student adviser
    • Speech pathologist
    • Social worker
    • Peer resources
    • On-site nurse
    • Family liaison
    • Counselor
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • College Counseling

    • College tours and visits
    • Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC)
School Data
Contact Info
  • Address

    350 Girard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94134
  • Phone Number

    We are back to In-Person Learning, please call 415-330-1500
  • Fax Number

  • Email

  • Website

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School

Grades 6-8

350 Girard Street, San Francisco, CA 94134

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8:25 a.m. - MTWTh 2:50 p.m., F 1:15 p.m.