What is the school's calendar?
The MET follows an international school schedule with the academic year starting mid-August and ending in mid-June.
What are your school's hours?
On Mondays through Thursdays our classes begin at 7:40 am and end at 2:40 pm. On Fridays our school has an early dismissal at 1:12 pm.
At the MET we offer a comprehensive Extra Curricular Activities program which runs from Monday through Thursdays from 2:40 pm through 3:40 pm and an Athletics program which runs from 2:40 pm through 4:40 pm from Mondays through Fridays.
Does the school offer transportation services?
We contract a transportation company in Panama City who works closely with the MET. Students ride in air conditioned buses equipped with seatbelts and a bus monitor. Students enjoy door-to-door service to and from school.
We also offer a bus for our Extra Curricular Activities Program at 3:40 pm and transportation for our Athletics Program at 4:40 pm.
Do you offer a lunch program?
Yes! As part of our educational program, the Metropolitan School of Panama offers a comprehensive nutrition program to all of our students, aimed towards developing healthy habits that will last a lifetime!
Our students are provided with a well rounded meal each day which includes a snack, hot lunches, a salad bar, fresh fruit and fruit juices. Find our more about our school's cafeteria services and nutrition program.