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Personalized Learning.

Metro facilitates a personalized, student-focused educational experience that focuses on mastery and authentic application of coursework. Learn more about STEM

Technology-Friendly Environment.

Metro students learn in and through a one-to-one computing environment. One-to-One Computing

Project-Based Learning

Students work individually and in groups to produce meaningful evidence of their learning. Learn More ›

Not your Average High School.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math are at the heart of Metro's core academic focus. Learn More ›

STEM Focused.

Metro is a small, intellectually vibrant public STEM school option open to students throughout central Ohio.  All Metro students engage in a personally relevant and academically rigorous curriculum within a safe and trusting environment.


All Metro enrollments are through a non-selective lottery process. Our lottery is conducted each March for the following fall.

The application deadline for our initial lottery drawing for the 2019-2020 school year is February 17. Students applying by deadline will be included in the lottery for open seats. Applications received after deadline will be placed on a wait list. We will pull from our wait list for subsequent lottery drawings once the pool of applications received by deadline is exhausted.

Lottery results will be sent by email in March. Students applying by deadline will receive notice of their status at the parent/guardian email address provided on the application.

Simply click here to begin the application

Information Sessions

Want to learn more before applying to Metro Schools? We will be hosting Information Sessions (Open Houses) for new applicants and their families on the following dates; no registration required!

High School Sessions:

Tuesday, November 13 at 6:00pm at Metro Early College High School, 1929 Kenny Road

Tuesday, November 27 at 6:00pm at Metro Institute of Technology, 303 S. Grant Street

Saturday, January 12 at 10:00am at Metro Early College High School, 1929 Kenny Road

Middle School Sessions:

Thursday, November 29 at 6:00pm at Metro Middle School, 1929 Kenny Road

Saturday, January 12 at 10:00am at Metro Middle School, 1929 Kenny Road


School Tours

Families are welcome to schedule a school tour to learn more about our programs. Submit a tour request by clicking on “Contact” in the top banner, then on “Schedule a Tour” in the drop down menu. Be sure to indicate if your interest is in Metro Middle School, Metro Early College High School, or Metro Institute of Technology so that we can arrange the appropriate tour.


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MECMS Students Highlighted by NBC4 News

Mrs. Erika Reeves and several of our MECMS students were featured on NBC4 on Tuesday October 2nd to highlight the Smart Columbus Design Challenge.  Please check out the link below!

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MIT Finishes 9th in “Capture the Flag” Cybersecurity Competition

Metro Institute of Technology (MIT) had several teams compete this past weekend in a “Capture the Flag” competition sponsored by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.  The event was held at The Ohio State University and one of MIT’s teams placed 9th overall in the competition! For more information about the competition please follow the link...

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