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MITA Among U.S. News "Best High Schools" Once Again!

Congratulations to all as MIT Academy has been named "One of America's Best High Schools" by U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year! This prestigious award, which is roughly awarded to the top 10% of American high schools, is based on academic achievement, graduation rate, and college-going percentage. 


US News & World Report Recognizes MIT Academy

2015 Best High SchoolsMIT Academy has been recognized as a bronze award winner by U.S. News and World Report's annual survey of America's best high schools. The U.S. News rankings survey over 29,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia and awarded awards to approximately 6,500 schools overall.


Congratulations Robotics Team!

Congratulations to our middle school robotics team, composed of David Panuco, Curtis Davies, Lamont Lavallier Turner, Zachary Cope, and Wamuiru Irvin who competed in the Monterey Bay Underwater Robotics Regional Robotics Competition and won Rookies of the Year! Congratulations to the boys, along with coach Laurie Guest, and we can't wait to see what you come up with next year! 


Congratulations to Jenia Nicol and Reniel del Rosario, both of whom were $1,000 scholarship winners from the Vallejo Rotary Club. Both Jenia, who will be going to UC San Diego, and Reniel, who will be attending UC Berkeley, were praised for their academics, community service, and citizenship. Congratulations to both and keep up the good work when you get to U.C.!

MIT Strikes Gold!

The California State Department of Education (CDE) has made its decision, and Mare Island Technology Academy, along with its sister school, MIT Academy high school, have been awarded a total of five state-wide awards in three separate categories!

MIT Academy High School: 

  • California Gold Ribbon Award
  • Exemplary Career Technical Education Program
  • Title I Academic Achieving School

Mare Island Technology Academy Middle School: 

  • California Gold Ribbon Award
  • Title I Academic Achieving School

LCAP Available for Public Review

The magazine The Week has a column called “Boring but Important.” The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) might fit into this category. But the important really outweighs the boring…and some parts are really interesting.
There’s an LCAP for each school because Mare Island Technology Academy Middle School is a separate charter from MIT Academy High School. The LCAPs have similar sections about the strategic planning process, and most of the goals and measures of progress are similar, for example: