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Martin Luther School

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Posted April 27, 2014

Disappointed! Read the April 27, 2014 NY Post report....scared? Is it fear? Don't know what to do?


Posted January 11, 2012

My son graduated from Martin Luther back in 2005 when Regents were offered as well as some AP exams and he was challenged but now with my daughter in the same school I realize that the educational standards are not what they were back then...No Regents and teachers who are not adequately trained and prepared to teach at the High School level. I am really disappointed with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2011

My child graduated from MLHS this June/2011. I had another child that graduated several years earlier. I was disappointed to see the student's were not given regents exams. They were not as academically competive as the public school student's. I noticed that many of the graduates were not considered for 4 year colleges unless they were exceptionally bright. In terms of safety, I felt my child was safe away from the gangs and public school drama but as for the guidance people and college counselors, I feel they could have done a better job.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2011

When my daughter attended MLHS, the variety or classes offered were not on par w/what she could have found at a Catholic HS. I have since found out that there are a few charter elementary & public hs which do not tolerate misbehavior, like bullying. Whereas, my daughter and her friend had to endure it at a private school like Martin Luther. And one time in front of a teacher and her class, w/o a word being said by the teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Creative and enterprising teachers
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 14, 2010

Excellent in all aspects!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

Martin Luther offers an excellent education in an advanced placement curriculum. Classes are small and the teachers truly care about helping the students to succeed. We are all here because we love what we do and we care about children, and it shows.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 13, 2010

Because students are taught about the love of Christ that the world so desperately needs together with excellent academics.


Posted October 13, 2010

Small school, great kids, awesome faculty!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 13, 2010

I love Martin Luther because of the family atmosphere. People here go out of their way to help and support and encourage one another. Teachers offer extra help for students who need it, students mentor and encourage each other and the faculty works together to get the job done! Our Alumni support the school, in part because of the great education they earned here, in part because of the friendships and wonderful experiences they had here!


Posted October 13, 2010

I graduated from MLHS and now I work there. Great environment to learn in and not get lost in the big crowd. Teachers and staff care and freely give of their time to help you succeed in life.


Posted July 8, 2008

Although I did extremely well here academically, I learned much more than the official curriculum could ever teach. The lessons that i have cherished through the years are the values and the knowledge that perseverence pays off tremendously..


Posted February 7, 2008

Our daughter graduated from MLHS. She liked that it was a small intimate setting and her father and I liked that it was a private Christian school in our neighborhood. Unfortunately, she did not get to experience the benefits of an expansive curriculum in a larger high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2008

Our local High school was not an option. Gangs , metal detectors etc etc. When we stumbled upon Martin Luther and did our homework we found it to be one of the best kept secrets.Small school, small classes , talented staff and good results. It baffles me why its not alls first choice . Personalized attention and concern. 500 kids vs other shools at 2-4000 kids where your just a number.Great academics and extracurricula.Best bang for the buck.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2007

As a grandparent I am proud to say my grandson graduated in 07. It was one of the best experiences of both our lives. And my grandaughter now attends with several of her grammar school friends. You just do not get a better education than at Martin Luther.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2007

As an Alumni and current parent of a child at Martin Luther High School I can feel that this school is excellent. The athletic, drama and music programs are great. The faculty and staff are dedicated, caring, and involved with the students. Martin Luther is a family of where everyone works together to get a great Christian education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2006

This is my sons second year at MLHS. Coming from a small catholic school I was a little bit hesitant about enrolling him in a Lutheran school. Let me say I have not regretted anything. The school is small yet has all a parent can ask for as far as extracurricular activities, homework help before/after school. The curriculum is challenging and the instructors are very caring and devoted. ML surpasses any other high school catholic or otherwise in the immediate rgmvm area. You should go for a visit and check us out.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 15, 2005

I went to MLHS and I liked the experience. Small classes and teachers were available. But during my Junior and Senior years, alot of the good teacher left. But I loved the school. It was a safe place to be.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 1, 2004

Martin Luther H.S. offers a unique environment for its students. As a former student (second generation), I experienced four years filled with love, care and support from the faculty and staff. The amount of attention given to each and every student due to the small class size was invaluble. The school reaches beyond general studies to instill morals and values in its students, important tools vital to the success of our future generations. I highly recommend that you consider this school for your child.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 23, 2004

This school has been the best thing that happened to my son. Their college prep curriculum and after school activities is outstanding. Martin Luther is worth every penny!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 53% 52%
Hispanic 25% 21%
Black 13% 21%
Asian 10% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Elizabeth Crowe
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  • Lutheran church - missouri synod
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60-02 Maspeth Avenue
Queens, NY 11378
Phone: (718) 894-4000

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