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MIT Academy Receives Rave WASC Reviews!

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges ("WASC") completed their 4-day accreditation visit on March 15th, and MIT Academy received rave reviews for students, staff, and programs. And though the WASC team also saw room for growth, their conclusions matched very closely those the MIT community had identified during its own self study.

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2017-18 Lottery Results and Waiting List

A lottery for enrollment was held for grade 6. Grades 7 through 10 also held lotteries, but only for a position on the waiting list.

  • 2017-18 Enrollment List - LINK
  • 2017-18 Waiting List - LINK

If you have difficulties accessing either of the links, please see troubleshooting steps below:

MIT Academy Awarded National "Schools to Watch" Status

Vallejo Middle School Mare Island Technology Academy Awarded National “Schools to Watch / Taking Center Stage” Model School Status

The California League of Schools (CLS), State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the California Middle Grades Alliance this week announced that 11 high-performing California middle schools have been newly designated as model middle grades schools in the 2016–17 Schools to Watch™ / Taking Center Stage program, which includes Vallejo’s charter middle school Mare Island Technology Academy.

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2017-2018 Re-enrollment and Registration Opens January 3rd!

Parents, student re-enrollment for the 2017-18 school year will open January 3rd, 2017. If you intend to have your child attend MIT Academy next year, please visit our website or the main office to complete a quick one-step re-enrollment process.
 
As you are probably aware, there are waiting lists for every grade level at MIT Academy and students who miss the re-enrollment period will have to participate in the lottery. If there is any chance your child will attend next year don’t take the chance of missing out on guaranteed re-enrollment!
 

Got Gates?

Parents, as part of the new construction at Everest, we have new security fences along Mini Drive that will help keep unauthorized trespassers off the MIT campus. The new fences run from Omega all the way around the corner next to Widenmann Elementary, up to the baseball field. These fences will enhance security and prevent trespassers from using the Everest facility (and Omega) as a short cut, which has been a significant MIT security problem. And while this new addition will significantly improve campus security, students and parents should be aware of the following:

MIT Academy Standards-Based Grading Policy

Dear Parents,
 
On this report card, you’re going to see something a little different – a standards-based score in addition to a grade (or in some cases a class percentage). This represents MIT’s move towards standards-based grading, which is generally considered “best practice” in the education industry in general, and in cutting edge schools in particular. Although many schools use standards-based grades, MIT is one of the few secondary schools doing it, and once again represents MIT’s commitment to being an educational leader.