Welcome to Metropolitan!

Metropolitan is a full college preparatory program that offers students four academic paths of study.  These pathways are supported by the 21st Century Competencies.  Metropolitan is committed to offering students opportunities to apply its core values of Innovation, Integrity and Involvement through project-based learning using state of the art technology, student leadership positions, internships, and community service.

What's happening at Metro

Junior SAT School Day - On Wednesday, March 24th, we will be having an in person SAT School Day here at MBA from 7:30 AM- 12:30 PM. Each student is asked to complete a quick survey letting us know if they plan on coming into the school to take the test on that day. It is important that we gather this information so we can plan accordingly to ensure everyone's safety. Please encourage your child to fill out this survey as soon as possible. Here is the link for the survey: https://forms.gle/twtUwZZBG6zqNSHF9

College Before College Courses for 10th and 11th graders - The initial application window for Fall 2021 College Before College courses at Gateway, Southern and Yale has opened! Please use this Initial Application Link to read more about it and move forward with the process. More information can also be found on the ISSP website

Journalism Initiative - Applications for the fifth cohort of the Youth Arts Journalism Initiative at the Arts Council are now open. High school students in New Haven and Hamden public schools who have an interest in journalism are encouraged to apply. Applications are due March 5, 2021. More information can be found at https://www.newhavenarts.org/yaji

Work Permits - To have working papers issued by the Office of School Choice & Enrollment, the student must have an official Promise of Employment letter. The Promise of Employment letter must detail the minor’s legal name, the rate of pay, hours and a specific list of tasks they will be performing and be on the company’s letterhead. The Enrollment Office will not accept forms missing information. Please note, students must be hired prior to requesting working papers.


  • The parent or the minor child must email the Promise of Employment letter along with proof of age (if the child is not currently enrolled in a New Haven Public School) to NHPSRegistration@new-haven.k12.ct.us

  • Once received the Office of School Choice & Enrollment will process the signed and stamped working paper to the parent or minor child. This should be presented to the employer for record keeping and compliance. Typically, working papers are processed and available within 24 to 48 hours.

  • A staff member from the Office of School Choice & Enrollment will contact the student once the working papers are complete and ready for pick-up. 


As the Enrollment Office is closed to the general public at this time, all items may be picked up at the security desk of 54 Meadow Street. The envelope will be sealed and bare the name of the minor child to be employed.

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