MIT was honored with the County Office of Education’s inaugural award, San Mateo County Office of Education Excellence in Education and Equity Award, while also receiving the J. Russell Kent Award from the San Mateo School Boards Association.
RCSD values using technology to engage the minds of all students across content areas in the process of creating and constructing meaning
They visited classrooms in the STEAM and Mandarin Immersion programs on the John Gill campus as well as Kennedy Middle School and learned about the district's focus on equity in access to education, the sophisticated technology integration across content areas, enrichment opportunities, expertise in English language learning, and the innovative creation opportunities to make learning visible.
RCSD’s classrooms represent the Bay Area’s global workforce as its students speak more than 35 different languages at home including Arabic, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Students experience differentiated, complex, enriching, and rigorous learning.
California law requires that the District form a District Advisory Committee, also referred to as a 7/11 Committee, to advise the Board of Trustees in the use of real property no longer needed for school purposes.
Welcome to McKinley Institute of Technology (MIT), a small traditional middle school housed in a beautiful historical building that has been transformed into a technology-learning hub for 6-8 students. We provide a safe and supportive learning environment where we identify and address each student’s individual needs.
In the backyard of Google and Facebook— and in the midst of Silicon Valley—middle school students are experiencing hands-on learning with coding, keyboarding, and expanded uses of technology while also receiving instruction in core subjects, and offering a variety of elective choices. We also have the resources to provide the students with a chromebook at the start of every year that they can use for instruction a home and at school.
Our school’s smaller size facilitates a supportive learning community for students, whose teachers can take the time to get to know each of their students as individuals and work closely with their parents in order to best facilitate their child’s success in school. We extend this consideration through McKinley’s after school program, YMCA, which provides a safe and caring place for students to complete homework, learn, and have fun.
McKinley thrives because of our strong committed staff members and parent groups that are focused on the success of every child. McKinley also recognizes the importance of giving students a voice in their education, through Student Council and their elective / explorative classes.
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