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  • The MET Difference

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

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  • Student Life

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

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  • Our Curriculum

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

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  • Our Team

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

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  • News & Events

    Find the latest updates about school and blogs that focus on learning and parenting from experts in the field of education here.

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  • Join Our Community

    We are the only International IB Continuum School in Panama. Join us and learn more.

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  • Get in Touch

    Our Admission team is pleased to help your family join ours. Contact us today.

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Head of School's Welcome

Welcome to the Metropolitan School of Panama, a unique and vibrant community of teachers, students and families. Now in our 8th year, the MET is a proud member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, which spans the globe. Ours is a school with a special past and a bright future, with more than 850 students and a new state-of-the-art campus under construction.

The pace of change in the world today is staggering.  The challenges for the 21st century student are greater than they have ever been.  A great school helps guide its students on their own path, helps them become independent learners and ethical citizens, capable of navigating across cultures, and across the globe.

The MET is that great school, offering a rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) education to a diverse, local and international community.  Ours is a course of study that demands of students that they do much more than just master content. The MET student must be the protagonist in his or her own educational project, asking: "What do I need to know? What do I need to do? What is the meaning of this inquiry? Why does it matter?"

At the MET we immerse students in real-life, hands-on projects, and we aim to develop the whole child – academically successful, and active in the arts, sports and service.  We help our students become well-rounded individuals, with the skills necessary for success in a globalized future, and with the values to act responsibly in building a healthier, more sustainable, more harmonious, and more just world.

The IB Continuum

The MET is the only school in Panama to offer all three programs of the IB (the PYP, MYP and Diploma Program), bringing continuity and rigor from Early Childhood through High School.

Global Community

As a Nord Anglia Education school, MET students are a part of a global community of more than 50,000 students around the world, which offers them an enriched learning experience with opportunities beyond what is typically found in schools.

Learning from the Best

To help our students achieve their goals, the MET recruits and retains a diverse and experienced faculty, a mix of local and international talent, who join our team in order to engage and collaborate with colleagues, students and families, in pursuit of excellence. MET teachers construct curricula and learning environments that encourage our students to explore and discover, cultivating their talents across academic disciplines.

Educational Technology

Technology has become a new and key “literacy” for today’s students and professionals.  Thus the MET is a technology-rich school, where each student from Kinder to 4th Grade has an iPad, and each student from 5th to 12th Grade has a Mac laptop.  Technology is deeply woven into our curriculum to ensure students can explore their curiosity and ideas and share them with one another and the world!

The MET Difference

We always look closely at that group of young adults that graduates. Are they independent learners? Are they skilled and competent? Are they excited about their future?  Are they global citizens acting responsibly? Are they connected to their community? Are they good people?

The MET can take pride here.  Our graduates have made us proud – for their outstanding academic results, their admissions to some of the most prestigious universities worldwide and for the quality of their character.

We invite you to visit our school.  We are confident that when you walk through the front doors you will feel the MET Difference and understand what makes our school such a special learning community. We look forward to meeting you.

Daniel McKee
Head of School