Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School is a unique comprehensive high school which offers three examination programs within the school: Mathematics, Science and Technology (MSAT), Center for International Studies and Commerce (CISC) and College Preparatory Liberal Arts (CPLA). King is also the first high school designed and certified as a green energy building.
MLK offers advanced placement classes in English, Spanish, History, Psychology, and mathematics. Dual enrollment programs are also available to the students who need and welcome the challenge of taking college courses while in high school.
Students also have internship opportunities via several community, business and university partnerships which help our students with internships, community service projects and student academic enhancement activities.
The internationally recognized Martin Luther King Marching Band, Dance, and Vocal music departments, along with our championship Chess, Robotics teams, the Student Council, Debate Team and medical club are just a few of the numerous extracurricular offerings.
MLK also holds the title as the first Detroit Public School to win a state football championship, which is a highlight among many sports offerings for boys and girls.