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Grab -N- Go Breakfast starts at 8:40a.m. School starts at 9:05. We want our students to be on time, all day and everyday!!
Welcome to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary Website.
Home of the Cubs!
Fri., April 24- NO SCHOOL Teacher Work Day
Mon., April 27-NO SCHOOL Team/Planning Day
Thurs., April 30-Good Citizenship Assembly
Thurs., April 30-King Skating Night at Skate City
Thurs., April 30-Girls Volleyball Game at Florence @ 4:30
Thurs., May 7-Girls Volleyball Game at Howard Kennedy @ 4:30
Thurs., May 14 Field Day/BBQ
Thurs., May 14-PTO Meeting @4:30
Tues., May 19-P4K Honors Celebration 10:00a.m. @ Holland Performing Arts Center
Tues., May 19-Family Wellness Night 5:30-7:00p.m.
Wed., May 20-Good Citizenship Assembly-Kickball Game Staff vs 6th grade students
Thurs., May 21- 6th Grade Honors Program @ 2:00p.m.
Fri., May 22- 4th Quarter Awards Assembly Grades 1-5 @ 10:00 a.m.
Fri., May 22- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School is nestled in a northeast Omaha neighborhood located near 38th and Maple. The school was built in 1973 and named after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. making it the first OPS school to be named after a prominent African-American.
Before King Elementary became the school we know today, it spent much of its life fulfilling many other roles in the neighborhood. First, it was a Junior High, then it became a Ninth Grade Center. Several years later, it became a Science Magnet Center. In 1988, Clifton Hill Elementary, located 8 blocks to the west of King, closed and the students and staff moved to King. As a result, King turned into a Primary Center, servicing students from Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade up until May of 1999. When OPS returned to neighborhood schools during the 1999-2000 school year, King Primary Center became King Elementary and is now the used by the local Pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade students.
King Elementary is well known throughout the community for providing a good, sound education for all of our students. We emphasize the fact that we are an academy school. Many of our former students are now achieving honor status and community accomplishments in their various other schools.
Our recognition at King Elementary comes on a daily basis provided by our satisfied clientele. Our school is working toward providing a multitude of special events involving our families, such as make-and-take workshops, drug fairs, family suppers, etc. Our goal is to help parents get involved in their children's education.
King School Improvement Plan
2014-15 GROWTH GOAL
decrease by 5%