The Metropolitan School of Panama's educational approach centers on developing the whole child. The MET's program combines rigorous academics with visual and performing arts, cutting edge technology, competitive sports, social awareness, as well as physical and emotional well-being. Beyond academic preparation, the MET instills values and civic responsibilities with the aims of raising global citizens who will be committed to building a more sustainable world.
Within the first three years, the MET made an extraordinary achievement earning status as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, a community of international schools with the reputation of delivering the highest standards of education. In its fourth year, the MET became the first and only school in Panama and Central America to offer the IB Continuum, receiving authorization to offer the IB Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP). There are only 368 schools in the world authorized to offer the IB Continuum, positioning the MET within an elite group of schools worldwide.
The IB is a world acclaimed academic program with innovative teaching methodologies that allows the development of intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills necessary to learn, work and succeed in a rapidly globalizing world. The IB curriculum has been so successful, that it is considered a point of reference for excellence by the best universities worldwide.