Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

1617 Caffin Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

Geographic Area: Downtown
Geographic Zone: Contact school for more information
Phone: 504-940-2243
Center Hours: 8:00 AM-3:00 PM


Ages Served: PK4

Program Details

Center philosophy, performance, cost, and other provided services. To learn more about how early childhood performance is measured, click here.

Director: Doris Roche-Hicks
Philosophy: Our mission is to create and maintain an orderly trusting environment where teaching and learning are innovative and exciting, where students are taught to read write, compute and think critically according to their fullest potential.
Program Type: LA4
Cost (tier): Free
Cost for 1 YR to PK4: Free
Cost for Infants: Contact school for more information
Additional Fees: Contact school for more information
Schedule Type: School Year
Center Performance: Proficient (4.6)
School Finder Page: Center Report Card
Licensed Capacity: 80


How to apply, who is eligible to attend, and what factors determine which children are assigned. For more info on how OneApp works, click here.

Application Process:
Applications Due: 02/23/2018
Transition To Kindergarden: Guarantee: Students attending the PK4 program receive a guarantee to attend for K
Selective Admissions: Contact school for more information

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

Grade(s) PK4

Eligibility: New Orleans Residents who meet income requirements and/or have a current IEP, and who will turn 4 yrs by September 30, 2018.
Priority: (1) Applicants with an IEP (2) then Siblings, (3) then Applicants who reside in zip codes 70116, 70117, for up to 50% of available seats, (4) then All other applicants

School Features

Transportation: Yes
Uniforms: Mandatory

Features & Programs:
Afterschool Enrichment Program Focused On Reading And Math, Community Service Projects, Partnership With Dillard University, Out-Of-State Field Lessons, Computer Skills, Theater, Boys And Girls Mentoring Program

Language Support:
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Special Education Services:
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