Martin Luther King High School (Riverside, California)

Martin Luther King High School (or King) is a public high school in Riverside, California.

Martin Luther King High School
9301 Wood Road


United States
Coordinates33°53′N 117°20′W / 33.883°N 117.333°W / 33.883; -117.333Coordinates: 33°53′N 117°20′W / 33.883°N 117.333°W / 33.883; -117.333
TypeComprehensive Public High School
MottoThe strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.
School districtRiverside Unified School District
SuperintendentDavid Hansen
PrincipalMichael West[1]
Enrollment3,257 (as of 2016-17)
Color(s)     Navy
Athletics conferenceCIF-Southern Section Big VIII League
AccreditationWestern Association of Schools and Colleges
NewspaperThe King Courier
Feeder schoolsAmelia Earhart Middle School, Frank Augustus Miller Middle School


Martin Luther King High School, commonly referred to as "King High School," opened in 1999 and was the first high school to be built in Riverside, California since 1973. The first year enrollment was 858 students in grades 9 and 10. Martin Luther King High School added grade 11 in 2000 and grade 12 in 2001. Its first class graduated in 2002. Its first four-year class (students who attended Martin Luther King High School for all four years of their high school career) graduated in 2003.

Advanced PlacementEdit

The following Advanced Placement (AP) classes are offered:[citation needed]


  • Fall Sports:
    • Cross Country (Boys and Girls)
    • Football (Boys)
    • Golf (Girls)
    • Tennis (Girls)
    • Volleyball (Girls)
    • Water Polo (Boys)
  • Winter Sports:
    • Basketball (Boys)
    • Basketball (Girls)
    • Soccer (Boys)
    • Soccer (Girls)
    • Water Polo (Girls)
    • Wrestling (Boys and Girls)
  • Spring Sports:
    • Baseball (Boys)
    • Golf (Boys)
    • Softball (Girls)
    • Swimming & Dive (Boys and Girls)
    • Tennis (Boys)
    • Track & Field (Boys and Girls)
    • Volleyball (Boys)
    • Lacrosse (Boys and Girls)

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Administration - Martin Luther King High". Retrieved 26 June 2018.

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