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LearningToday METRO DEAF SCHOOL             Leading             Tomorrow
METRO DEAF SCHOOL• Free public charter school• For students who are primarily Deaf,  DeafBlind/HH, Ages 3—21• Bilingual an...
AT METRO DEAF SCHOOL                                      • Every student we serve                                        ...
UNIQUE TO                                     METRO DEAF SCHOOL                                     • Bilingual Program – ...
UNIQUE TOMETRO DEAF SCHOOL• Exceptional teachers• CAEBER trained through  Gallaudet• Intensive two-year  program with 1-4 ...
UNIQUE TOMETRO DEAF SCHOOL• Multiple extracurricular  options• After-school activities for  students in grades 3-12• Sport...
STUDENT TOP HONORS& RECOGNITION• 100% Graduation Rate• Outperform peers on the SAT  (normed for D/HH students nationally)•...
STUDENT TOP HONORS& RECOGNITION• Marie Philips ASL Contest• Gallaudet University  Academic Bowl (Regionals & Nationals)• R...
METRO DEAF SCHOOLLEARNING TODAY, LEADING TOMORROW                           www.mdsmn.org
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Metro Deaf School Brochure

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Brochure for Metro Deaf School, a Pre-K to 12 Charter School for Deaf students in the Twin Cities Metro area.

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Metro Deaf School Brochure

  1. 1. LearningToday METRO DEAF SCHOOL Leading Tomorrow
  2. 2. METRO DEAF SCHOOL• Free public charter school• For students who are primarily Deaf, DeafBlind/HH, Ages 3—21• Bilingual and interdisciplinary curriculum• Using American Sign Language (ASL) & English• Serves seven-county Twin Cities area & western Wisconsin
  3. 3. AT METRO DEAF SCHOOL • Every student we serve succeeds • Parents are welcomed and encouraged to be involved • Teachers are role modelsOur school is diverse in cultures,and we recognize the uniqueneeds of each family we serve.
  4. 4. UNIQUE TO METRO DEAF SCHOOL • Bilingual Program – ASL/English languages • Using two languages promotes higher levels of language and literacy development • Higher levels of ASL proficiency = Higher levels of English literacyStudents are taught the linguisticstructure of both languages, bothlanguages are equally valued.
  5. 5. UNIQUE TOMETRO DEAF SCHOOL• Exceptional teachers• CAEBER trained through Gallaudet• Intensive two-year program with 1-4 levels of professional development• All classroom instruction reflects bilingual approach
  6. 6. UNIQUE TOMETRO DEAF SCHOOL• Multiple extracurricular options• After-school activities for students in grades 3-12• Sports for JHS and HS – football, basketball, volleyball• Driver’s Ed for HS
  7. 7. STUDENT TOP HONORS& RECOGNITION• 100% Graduation Rate• Outperform peers on the SAT (normed for D/HH students nationally)• More than 95% of students graduating pursue some form of higher education• ASL Contest: Gallaudet University, K-12• Junior High School: Battle of the Books
  8. 8. STUDENT TOP HONORS& RECOGNITION• Marie Philips ASL Contest• Gallaudet University Academic Bowl (Regionals & Nationals)• RIT Science Fair• “Student Research for Action” from national nonprofit, What Kids Can Do
  9. 9. METRO DEAF SCHOOLLEARNING TODAY, LEADING TOMORROW www.mdsmn.org

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