The Metro Institute of Technology (MIT) is designed to solve two problems:
By personalizing each student’s learning journey, MIT prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and support necessary for post-secondary success. By offering college course credit as part of its curriculum at no cost to the student, MIT makes college more affordable.
The school began taking middle school students in partnership with Metro Early College Middle School in 2014. It opens to 9th grade students in Fall 2015.
The Academic Model: MIT raises the bar for high school completion—beyond the diploma, beyond college readiness—to a college degree or certificate. As a result, the school focuses on outcomes that matter for college and work. Students are expected to develop mastery in three areas:
To meet these goals, MIT employs a student-centered, mastery-based curriculum through blended learning and strong college connections.