Through strong community partnerships, Dr. King School students extend their education beyond the classroom walls. Our learning community values our generous partners and is grateful for the new opportunities and experiences they afford our students. Field trips to local organizations and classroom visits from community leaders allow students to view the world through new perspectives and to interact with positive role models and important Milwaukee stakeholders. Knowing that community leaders and local organizations support our students and their achievements, Dr. King School learners develop the motivation to continue their quest for new insight and knowledge.
Heart Love Place
Activities geared toward developing leadership and values in youth. Activities may include, sports, gardening, field trips and special event activities.
Life Striders is a nonprofit organization that provides life-enhancing physical and psychological experiences and services to individuals. With the help of a team horses and volunteers the young people acquire skills to improve their concentration as well help to build skills that will take them far beyond their days at MLK.
Milwaukee Rep is the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin in terms of audiences served and one of the largest professional theaters in the country. For over 65 years, Milwaukee Rep has gained a national reputation as an incubator of new work, an agent of community change and a forward-thinking provider of vital arts education programs.
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc.
Most teachers participate in Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization. Junior Achievement’s purpose is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, understand business and economics and be better prepared for the workforce. At Dr. King School, programs are offered for students in kindergarten through grade 8. High-achieving members of the business community teach from a curriculum that coincides with the MPS Social Studies Learning Targets. Lessons are covered during five 30-45 minute sessions.
WestCare empowers everyone with whom we come into contact to engage in a process of healing, growth and change benefiting themselves, their families, coworkers and communities.