Martin Luther King Jr. High School (Cleveland)

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Martin Luther King Jr. High School Health Careers Center
1651 East 71st Street
Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio, (Cuyahoga County) 44103
United States
Coordinates 41°30′35″N 81°38′20″W / 41.50972°N 81.63889°W / 41.50972; -81.63889Coordinates: 41°30′35″N 81°38′20″W / 41.50972°N 81.63889°W / 41.50972; -81.63889
Type Public, Coeducational high school
Motto "We are tied to Greatness"
Opened 1973
School district CMSD
Superintendent Eric Gordon
President Latonia Davis[1]
Grades 9-12
Average class size 25
Color(s) Black and Teal [1]         
Song The Show Goes On by Lupe Fiasco
Athletics conference Senate League[1]
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, and Track and field,
Mascot Knight
Nickname King Nation
Team name Crusaders[1]
Rival Collinwood
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
Average ACT scores 16
Athletic Director D. Davis[1]

Martin Luther King Jr. High School is a public high school located in Cleveland, Ohio. It is part of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.[3] The school nickname is King.


The school was built in 1973. Like many schools that opened in the 10 years after his 1968 assassination, the school was named after Martin Luther King, Jr.. This school is a big help for those students who are interested in the medical and law industry. The classes are hands on experiences which will prepare teens for college.[3]


The school has two "Small Schools" located in it:[3]

  • Health Careers. Health Careers offers programs in STNA, Dental Assisting, and Personal Training.[4]
  • School for Law & Municipal Careers. Law & Municipal offers programs in Security forces, Firefighting, and EMT.[5]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Jasminette Craig

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ a b c "Cleveland Municipal School District Web site". Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  4. ^ "Cleveland Municipal School District Health Careers Web site". Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Cleveland Municipal School District Law and Municipal Careers Web site". Retrieved 2007-02-28.