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MIT is a small nurturing middle school  of 404 students built on Caught in the Middle principles with strong academic goals for each and every student. We strive to make sure that every student is known well and challenged to achieve to their highest potential. We offer explorative classes as well as opportunities for intervention for students working below standards. Any elementary student in the Redwood City School District may apply to attend MIT.  We are a district-wide school of choice, so every student must apply to attend. There are no automatic feeder schools. We encourage visitors to our campus.

On Friday mornings, in November and December, we give school tours. If you are interested, please call our main office to arrange for a visit.

We are proud of our academic improvement, which has resulted in full enrollment and a growing waiting list. We are excited about serving the middle school students of our district and believe that knowing our students well is one of the keys to academic success.  As Principal of McKinley Institute of TechnologyI am excited to build on previous successes and to work closely with the parent and local communities to create an environment which is safe, nurturing and academically challenging.

Thomas Ekno
Principal

  • Redwood City Education Foundation

    Donate to the Redwood City Education Foundation (RCEF). The RCEF is an all-volunteer non-profit organization that raises private money to provide enrichment programs to all students in the Redwood City School District. The RCEF's funding focuses on the arts (including music), academic achievement, wellness programs and instructional innovation through SMART grants.

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Headlines & Features

  • Kindergarten Information NIght will be October 23

    The Redwood City School District will hold a Kindergarten Information Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at the MIT Auditorium, 400 Duane Street, Redwood City. To read more, please click on headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Redwood City School District Is Awarded $1.06 Million From Startup:Education

    Startup:Education, the philanthropic organization founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, has awarded a grant of $1.06 million to the Redwood City School District for a technology integration project at Hoover and Taft Schools, and to provide support to an effort to revitalize John Gill School. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • Save October 4 for OktobeRun!

    Runners of all abilities will want to know that OktobeRun returns for its 4th season this October 4, 2014. Proceeds from OktobeRun benefit the Redwood City Education Foundation. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • Survey of Parents, Staff and Students is Overwhelmingly Positive

    Results from a recent survey of Redwood City School District parents, staff and students that measured perception of the schools’ academic strengths and weaknesses, and overall satisfaction with the district indicate that parent, staff and students are very satisfied with academics, safety and the atmosphere at each school. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • KIPP and Rocketship Charter Petitions Approved by the Board

    On June 25, 2014, the School Board conditionally approved petitions from two charter schools, KIPP and Rocketship. KIPP and Rocketship will operate independently of the Redwood City School District, but the school district will have legal oversight of the two schools. The schools will open in the fall of 2015 if the details describing the working relationship between the charters and the District can be worked out in Memorandums of Understanding. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • Hoover School Featured in Sobrato Video

    Our own Hoover School was the pilot for the SEAL program - a major initiative by the Sobrato Family Foundation that is helping English learner students throughout the Bay Area excel in school. Results at Hoover have been outstanding! Our students and staff are featured in this inspiring video. http://www.sobrato.com/sobrato-philanthropies/sobrato-family-foundation/seal/program-model/

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  • Redwood City School District And Redwood City Teachers Association Reach Tentative Contract Agreement: Total compensation increases by 3.5%

    On June 2, 2014, the Redwood City School District reached a tentative agreement with the Redwood City Teachers Association (RCTA), resolving negotiations for the 2013-2014 school year. Under the terms of the agreement, teachers will receive a total increase of 3.5%, of which 2% will be retroactive to July 1, 2013 and the remaining 1.5% will be effective today, June 2, 2014. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • 2014-15 Instructional Calendar Approved

    To view the 2014-15 instructional calendar, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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  • RCSD Benefits from $120 million Zuckerberg Pledge

    RCSD is one of the districts that will benefit from the $120 million pledge recently made by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan. To read more, please click on the headline above.

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  • KIPP and Rocketship Submitted Charter School Petitions to RCSD

    KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) and Rocketship – have submitted petitions to the board to locate in Redwood City. The May 14 school board meeting included public hearings on each of the petitions. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.

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