Did MLK graduate at 15?

Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and had already graduated from Booker T. Washington High School by the time he was just 15-years old. That same year, in 1944, he was accepted into Morehouse College, and in 1948, he graduated from there with a B.A. degree in Sociology. He was only 19-years old.

When did Martin Luther King Jr go to school as a kid?

At the age of five, Martin Luther King Jr. began school at Yonge Street Elementary School in Atlanta. This, however, was before the legal school entrance age of six; thus, Martin was not allowed to continue his education until he turned six years old.

What year did Martin Luther King graduate?

1948Morehouse College
May 8, 1951Crozer Theological SeminaryJune 5, 1955School of Theology
Martin Luther King Jr./Graduation dates

How many years of school did MLK skip?

two grades
2. King skipped two grades. First was ninth grade. Then, he did so well on his college entrance exams in 11th grade that he skipped his senior year and went to Morehouse College at 15.

At what age did MLK graduate high school?

age 15
Timeline of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Life

1929 Born at noon on January 15, 1929
Parents: The Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr.
Home: 501 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta Georgia
1944 Graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and was admitted to Morehouse College at age 15.

Did MLK go to school?

Morehouse CollegeMartin Luther King Jr. / College (1944–1948)

Where did MLK get his education?

School of Theology1951–1955
Crozer Theological Seminary1948–1951Morehouse College1944–1948Booker T. Washington High School
Martin Luther King Jr./Education

How did MLK graduate at 15?

King started college when he was only 15 As King skipped two grades in high school, he started at Morehouse College in Atlanta — the only college on the planet for black men — at age 15, without formally graduating from high school. That was in 1944, according to Biography.com.

At what age did MLK graduate High School?

What grade was MLK kicked out of?

King, Jr., reveals to his first-grade teacher that he is only five years old and is expelled from school.

What college did MLK attend at the age of 15?

Morehouse College
As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today for all the great things he did and stood for while on this earth, let us not forget that in 1944, at age 15 and as a junior in high school, he passed the entrance test and enrolled in Morehouse College.