Mare Island Technology Academy is Vallejo's first charter school, opened in 1999. We are a public charter, and ALL students are eligible to attend - there is no tuition. Charter schools are held to high accountability standards for student achievement and financial operation. We receive funds from the same State and local sources as other public schools. There are currently about 200 charter schools in California today.
Charter Schools are designed meet local needs, and the educational experience is developed by our Community of:
Our Mission — Success for All Students: The mission of MIT Academy middle and high schools is to challenge our diverse student body to master a rigorous curriculum in a safe, disciplined, and nurturing environment. MIT's graduates are self-motivated, technologically-skilled, responsible global citizens equipped to succeed in post secondary training/education.
Our Vision: MIT Academy is a school where students, parents, staff, and Board are mutually respected, active partners in achieving success for every young adult. With technology and creativity to enhance the learning process, students graduate with leadership skills and excellent preparation for continued education. Our high academic standards are made possible by a safe and disciplined environment that allows learning to be fun. The MIT Board, staff, and parents form a trusting and nurturing partnership characterized by honest, open communication and a respectful, enthusiastic, optimistic, and open-minded approach. MIT Academy is an effective and diverse organization that is an asset to the community.