About Metro High School
Metropolitan Arts and Technology High School is a tuition-free public charter high school in San Francisco whose mission is to transform students’ lives by preparing them for success in college and in life. Metro Arts and Tech offers students a rigorous academic experience and a diverse, compassionate community in which to grow. Our students are inspired and empowered to be leaders in their high school education and their communities.
School at a Glance
Public charter school
Student population: 130
Located in Southeast San Francisco
College Prep classes for all students
Project Based Learning
Arts and Technology integrated into curriculum
Sports and Extracurricular Program
Average Class Size: 25
Student to teacher ratio: 13-1
Student to staff ratio: 9-1
Accreditation: Metro received a 6 year accreditation through 2016 ( the longest term available) from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in 2011. In addition, in September of 2011, the San Francisco Unified School District recently renewed Metro’s charter for the maximum renewal term of 5 years.
Schedule: Metro is on a rotating block schedule. You can download a copy of the bell schedule here. School starts at 8:30 am every day.
Closed campus policy: Metro has a closed campus. Students may not leave during school hours without the permission of a parent or guardian.
Breakfast/Lunch Program: Breakfast and lunch is provided through the San Francisco Unified School District’s Nutrition Services program. Free and Reduced Price Lunch applications will be mailed to families over the summer and can also be requested in the Metro main office.
Download the School Profile: MetroProfile_2012-13