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  • The MET Difference

    Cultivating the intellect, imagination, and values of each child.


  • Student Life

    We help build confidence to discover true passions and reach maximum potential.


  • Our Curriculum

    Our IB Continuum School is designed to promote critical thinking and communication skills for all ages.


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    Excellence in teaching where each child is motivated, happy, and inspired to learn.


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How To Apply

The application process begins by submitting the following forms and documents via email along with the payment of the non-refundable application fee of $200.00 per child.


All applications require you to submit the following forms to admissions@themetropolitanschool.com (they can be downloaded below): 

  • Student Application Form
  • Early Childhood or 1st - 12th Grade Teacher Recommendation Form(s). This form must be completed by a current teacher and returned signed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically directly by the teacher/school to our Admissions Office 
    • Early Childhood 3 - 5th grade applicants require one teacher recommendation from a current teacher
    • 6th - 12th grade applicants require two teacher recommendation forms current teachers and one recommendation from a Counselor and/or Principal 
  • Signed Declaration of Sponsorship/Non-Sponsorship

Academic Records

Official school reports and transcripts for all previous academic years must be submitted, including the current school year. While we can accept copies of the originals during the Admissions Process.

Results of standardized achievement tests and/or psychological educational evaluations must be submitted if applicable.

Additional Documents required by the Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education requires additional information for each applicant, including:

  • Two passport or ID size photos
  • One digital family photo
  • Copy of applicant’s birth certificate and passport (identification page)
  • Copy of each parent/guardian passport page (identification page)
  • Copy of each parent/guardian Panamanian identification card or immigration card (if applicable)
  • Copy of the applicant’s most recent immunization records
  • Certificate of good health from the applicant’s physician (must include child’s blood type)

Upon enrollment, all students must also complete a MEDUCA Validation Process outlined below.