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Martin Luther King High School Promise Academy

PHONE: (215) 400-3500 SCHOOL TYPE: Public District Neighborhood GRADES: 9-12 ENROLLMENT: 525

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Keisha Wilkins

  • Phone Number

    (215) 400-3500

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    West Oak Lane

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (18, L, XH)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition

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  • Extended Day


Martin Luther King High School is committed to providing challenging and engaging learning opportunities for students through an instructional program that provides them for college and career, which is also complimented by a wide array of student support services. We are committed to our stakeholders and as a learning community, it is our belief that collaboration, cooperation, and communication among and between the various constituent groups present in our learning community, which enables us to provide for relevance, rigor, and relationships. We continue to channel our efforts to echo one unified voice and to maintain a laser focus on exemplifying our core beliefs and executing our mission with fidelity. As a collective body, we support initiatives, empower children to succeed, and participate in the process of change.

Points Of Pride

Ninth Grade Success Academy; JROTC; HRT Program; athletics sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods and Under Armor; Sponsored by Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church; Sponsored by CiRight Systems (APP Lab); 95% of our CTE students scored advanced on the national NOCTI exams; Culinary Arts, Graphic Design, Health Related Technology, and Business Education. New Culinary Arts Kitchen and Dining Room; Successful Merger of Germantown HS and Martin Luther King HS documented in a nationally televised documentary and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Innovative APP Lab; Blended Learning Program (YALE). New Arts Academy Sponsored by The Lindback Foundation. Partnership with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Partnerships with the Rock School of Dance and the Settlement School of Music.

Admissions Policy

Serves students from catchment area. Students from outside catchment are selected in the lottery.

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