Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School No. 9
This school is currently in Receivership status by the New York State Education Department. For more information about Receivership or to view the school’s improvement measures, please visit https://www.rcsdk12.org/receivership.
Grade Levels: PreK-6
Uniforms Required: Yes
Foreign Languages: No
English Language Learners: Yes
Honors/Enrichment Classes: Yes
Early Literacy Program: Yes
Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
Step Teams: No
Extended/Expanded Day: Yes
Saturday School: No
On-Site After-School Care: Yes (Baden street)
Summer Programs: Yes
Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Rochester ViaHealth School-Based Health Center, Baden Street Settlement, AmeriCorps, Nazareth College, Adopt-A-Kindergarten, Adopt-A-Grandparent, Boy Scouts of Western NY, Christ Church of Pittsford, Junior Achievement, Brockport College, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Women Helping Girls, Metro-Justice, IBERO
- Expanded Learning Time (ELT) School: Students receive additional time for academic, social-emotional, and recreational opportunities beyond those offered during a traditional school day.
- The Blossoming Reading program supports English Language Learners by developing literacy in the student’s first language while also teaching English. The faculty utilizes various teaching models to accelerate core academic skill development in the student’s native language as well as English, so that students can advance and participate in dual language or English classes.
- The STEM program offers opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It incorporates technology and engineering into the regular curriculum. The program teaches independent innovation and allows students to explore greater depths of all subjects by utilizing the skills learned.