mission & vision


Metropolitan School of the Arts is on a mission to launch extraordinary students who change the world by reaching their fullest potential as artists, innovators and global citizens.


We aim to be a revolutionary leader in innovative arts and academic education.


To achieve this mission we will:

  • Establish Metropolitan as a global leader in arts education
  • Advance our innovative secondary school education
  • Provide an environment that fosters artistic, intellectual and personal growth for students from around the world
  • Attract and retain renowned faculty in all disciplines by maintaining a collaborative and professional work environment
  • Attract and retain high caliber students who are dedicated to excellence in their artistic genre
  • Assess and elevate artistic and educational standards by being aware and responsive to changing conditions in the arts and academic community
  • Protect, enhance and develop Metropolitan’s facilities to include a future state of the art boarding school for grades 7-12
  • Uphold our commitment to community by fostering an environment that embraces diversity and welcomes all


  • Fearlessness
  • Empathy
  • Compassion
  • Collaboration
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Innovation