King Elementary School
Date Opened: Sept. 8, 1981
Number of students: 618
|ABOUT KING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
King Elementary opened on Sept. 8, 1981. Ms. Yolanda King was present in April, 1982 to dedicate the building named in honor of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
King Elementary School serves the Mapledale, Nottingdale sections of Dale City and a portion of the Princedale community.
|SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES|
King students benefit from the Accelerated Reader Program; Reading Recovery; Before-School Tutoring in Gr. 2-5 for math and reading instruction; Parent volunteer tutors for phonics and math; RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteers) for extra reading help; and middle school students assist teachers in computer lab and also as reading buddies.
At M.L. King Elementary School, an active SCA with representatives from each class, plans and sponsors many creative and fun activities throughout the year to enhance the learning environment.
|OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT|
Parents are invited to participate in Rainbow Recruits, (the school's parent volunteer program), the Parent-Teacher Organization and Advisory Council.
|WHAT MAKES OUR SCHOOL UNIQUE?|
M. L. King strives to insure that all students succeed to the greatest extent of their ability, develop a desire to learn, and acquire skills to become life-long learners.
Editor: B. Fahy
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