4 Star Rating Three Years by Maryland State Department of Education
CMIT Academy North MS offers a wide range of high quality teaching and extra-curricular activities
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Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North MS, located in Laurel, Maryland, is not only one of the most successful public schools in the county but also one of the most accomplished charter schools in Maryland.
Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North MS Tigers are fiercely academic, boldly competitive, and socially stand tall as the leaders of tomorrow. Like stripes on a big cat, it’s as easy to lose count of our successes. CMIT Academy North MS earned a 4 STAR rating from the Maryland State Department of Education (2017-2022).
At CMIT Academy North MS, we are more than your typical public school experience. Each one of our bright and brilliant students shoulder high expectations while being lifted by instructional and support staff along with the children’s families to reach and exceed their personal academic, social, and career goals. Our expectation is that every student succeeds tremendously in their learning process. At CMIT Academy North MS, our responsibility is providing a safe, positive and effective learning environment with high academic standards. We know education is most successful when there is a partnership between the school, students, parents/guardians, and community. We are proud to be in Prince George’s County and serving its community.
The fundamental driving force behind CMIT Academy North MS’s success is the belief that each child has an inherent curiosity and love of learning which we foster through academics, character development, tutoring, Saturday school, leadership programs, competitive academic and sports teams and an array of special interest clubs. Our staff works collaboratively along with our families, and community partners to motivate each of our students through one of these avenues to identify and develop his/her talents to his/her fullest potential.
Our curriculum, taught by highly qualified teachers, is rigorous and technology-integrated with an emphasis on mathematics, science and information technologies. Through the advanced curriculum, College Board Advanced Placement courses, and dual credit opportunities with Prince George’s County Community College, CMIT Academy North MS prepares each of our students to follow a college or career path following graduation.
Each year our students are challenged to excel, not only in academics, but also in many other areas such as athletics and robotics. Behind these successes, our school clubs play a crucial role by extending the students engagement with academic, social and athletic activities. Research states that “after school activities have been found to boost academic achievement, build leadership, and strengthen ties to the community” (Afterschool Alliance). CMIT Academy North MS will continue offering several clubs and extracurricular activities to meet the diverse needs and interests of our students.
* Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Maryland State Department of Education will not publish Report Card results for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years.
Chesapeake Math and IT Academy North Public Charter is the #2 public-charter school in the State of Maryland (US NEWS 2019) & one of only six statewide public charters to receive a four or five star rating in 2018-2019 from the MSDE. This 5 STAR rated MS/HS CMIT Academy North Public Charter offers tuition-free, innovative STEM education with expansive course offerings, dual enrollment, early college, and is backed by the Chesapeake Lighthouse Foundation of schools’ non-profit Mission and Vision to deliver World Class Education Systems to unlock & maximize individual student potential. With the 5 STAR Elementary (2022) in walking distance, all local public K-12 general education requirements are met with increased opportunities to include: hands-on, project-based learning with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) support for all students. This includes scheduling extra STEM courses and coursework, including coding. Once in High School, CLF Schools will offer Dual Enrollment, AP Courses, Information Technology Early College, and other college/university/career exposure to propel our students’ development of their own maximum potential through partnerships from global to local area businesses and education systems.
CLF supports its STEM schools with an array of staff, infrastructure, logistics, momentum, and financial solutions. CMIT has risen to not only meet the STEM challenges available and required by all eligible CLF schools to actively participate in Science Olympiads, Math Olympiads, our annual CLF MakerFEST, CLF CultureFEST, and CLF Black History Essay & Poster Contest, but often leads at these community events and winning at the local, state, national, and international competitions.
CMIT, like all CLF schools, offers the Ben Belucci Basketball Program, TRAC Bridge Building, SeaPerch Underwater Robotics, County-State-National STEM competitions, NSBE, First LEGO League (FLL), VEX Robotics, and the annual CLF CultureFEST, a massive multi-cultural event open to the public and where all CLF schools’ participate.
CMIT’s community contributes in the form of various student led clubs, sports teams, academic support, and philanthropic ways outside the classroom. The list is too numerous to list here.