King Elementary School

King Elementary School

3200 6th St. SE 202-939-4900

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

After care available

3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Contact school for details.

King Elementary School

Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School seeks to inspire young learners to become highly motivated contributors to society. We believe in a demanding educational agenda that builds on the active engagement of school, parents and community and our staff maintains a steadfast commitment to continuous student achievement.

Extended Year
Interscholastic Sports

Academic Power Hour, Readers are Leaders, Reading is Fundamental

This school offers Early Action guaranteed PK3 and PK4. Learn more HERE.

• MLK Jr ES is home to the 2017 DCIAA Elementary School Cheerleading champions
• Our school hosts a robust Queens and Kings mentoring program
• Through collaboration with Martha's Table, our school hosts a monthly farmers market for students and families


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 29%
  • 34%
  • 23%
  • 12%
  • 2%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 35%
  • 30%
  • 25%
  • 10%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 97.6%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.9%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.3%  White non-Hispanic
  • 0.3%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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3200 6th St. SE

Ward 8

Ward 8
A2, A4, A6, A7, A8, A9, W1, W2, W3, W4
Congress Heights