MNPS Announcements

Schools closed Friday, April 18. Pre-K registration is also closed on Friday, April 18. Reminder: Registration will be open until 6:30 on Thursday, April 17. Pre-K registration ends April 21. Learn everything you need to know before applying.

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School Calendar

April 18 - Good Friday - Holiday

April 29 - TCAP for 7th & 8th
May 5 - AP Exams begin

May 24 - Graduation, 3p.m.
                @Lipscomb University

May 26 - Memorial Day Holiday

May 27 - 30 - Exams begin
                        (all 1/2 days)

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2013-2014 Tutoring Schedule
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We participate in the Tennessee CSH Program. Learn more.

CSH Health Fact: UV rays can cause skin cancer.
Avoid sunbathing and/or tanning beds.

Welcome to Martin Luther King Academic Magnet School

Haslam Scholar Finalists
Congratulations to Michelle, Brennan, & Regina!  Haslam Scholarship FINALISTS!
MLK is the only school in the state with 3 Haslam Finalists!
Learn more about the prestigious Haslam Scholarship Program at the University of Tennessee website.

Our Mission is to prepare students with proven academic talent for successful postsecondary study through a highly challenging curriculum that emphasizes science and mathematics.


Senior Banquet
The Class of 2014 Senior Banquet is May 19, 2014
Please click this link for a pdf with information about paying online, the menu, and all of the deadlines.

Athletic Schedules 
Please use our page: "This Week in Sports" in the Helpful Links column to the left for current athletic schedules.

The 7th grade team
Presents PEP sessions, Parents Encouraging Parents, once each month during the school year.  
Check the full schedule for dates and topics. 

Dr. Register Proposes Changes to MLK Academic Magnet
Dr. Register's Proposal, presented to the School Board, September 10, 2013

Tennessean Article, September 11, 2013

Spirit Store Open Tuesdays, 11:30 - 12:30
Cash or checks only, please. Make checks payable to: MLK - PTSA.

Online Payments!
Make online payments for AP tests, and more!
(Thanks to our fabulous secretary, Mrs. Gudger for making this possible!)
PRINTABLE Directions for setting up an account and making payments

Awards & Recognition

MLK Has been nominated as a
2014 National Blue Ribbon School


Mr. Alexander, MLK Middle School Teacher of the Year
Ms. Petty, MLK High School Teacher of the Year

The Nashville Scene's 2013 Best of Nashville votes are in...
MLK Voted the Best High School in the City!


Testing Calendar & Information
MLK Calendar with all 2013-2014 Test dates.

Final Exam Schedule will be posted here:

Planning for the 2014-2015 School Year
Summer Reading lists will be provided by the English Language Arts Department.
Reading lists or other summer work for **Advanced Placement courses will be linked here.
College Board  will eliminate AP Physics B in 2014.  It will be replaced
by a 2 year Physics course.  This could impact students intending to take
Honors Physics as Juniors & AP physics as Seniors.  Please see your counselor for more information to plan your schedule.
MNPS Captstone Manual - Click Here for Ms. York's MLK Senior Captsone Packet.

Visit our campus Proud Pearl Heritage MLK Spotlight

We have a museum in our building!  Click the "Our School" link to find our history and our school in the news. Partners of the Heart: Pearl High, a Brief History of Pearl High School - American Experience, PBS

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The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
Click on the links provided for more detailed information. <Complaint Process.>