School Profile for The Maritime Academy of Toledo

Community
 

  • Our campus encompasses 2 buildings; the main building, which houses our administrative offices and middle school, and the auxiliary building, which houses our high school and state-of-the-art ship-handling computer simulators.

  • We are fortunate to have a student body which possesses rich cultural diversity, consisting of 29% African-American, 18% Hispanic, 45% Caucasian, 6% Multi-Racial, 1% American Indian, and 1% Arab-American.  Our school population is also presently 58% male and 42% female.

School
 

  • The Maritime Academy of Toledo is a comprehensive Ohio Public School offering classes in grades 5 through 12. 

  • The school was born in the fall of 2006 with an enrollment of only 26.  With steady student body population growth through the years, we experienced a record enrollment of 294 during the 2016-17 school year. 

Curriculum
 

  • Though small in size, Maritime Academy offers a wide variety of courses.

  • We currently offer 3 (three) Career Technical Education (CTE) programs which prepare students for careers in these fields:

    • Maritime Occupations

    • Culinary/Food Service

    • Marine Environmental Science

  • Our Maritime Occupations and Marine Environmental Science programs are unique and not offered at any other school in the State of Ohio.

 

Student Academic Performance
 

  • Even with a Special Needs student population of 30%, The Maritime Academy of Toledo boasts the following benchmark growth measures using Renaissance Learning's STAR assessment programs:

 

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School Culture
 

  • The Maritime Academy fosters a positive, accepting learning environment through the use of our "Welcome ABOARD" character development program.
  • This positive atmosphere and the emphasis on strong moral character have proven themselves in an 83% decrease in Out of School Suspensions since the 2013-14 school year, and a dramatic 61% decrease in Discipline Referrals in just the most recent school year!

Student Life

 

  • Our cadets have a variety of opportunities at the Maritime Academy of Toledo that are not offered at any other Ohio school.
  • The Maritime Academy of Toledo hosts the first U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla open to high school students in the nation!
    • Enlistment is open to any high school student 17 years of age, or older.
    • Auxiliarists receive a background check, military ID number, uniforms, and training with active duty Coast Guard personnel in their chosen specialty.
    • Auxiliarists also receive special consideration when enrolling in the Coast Guard Academy, or come out of Boot Camp earning pay that is 2 grades higher than their peers, should they choose to enlist in the active duty Coast Guard.
  • We offer a variety of internships including:

    • a summer experience working on the U.S. Brig Niagara.

    • food service at St. Vincent’s hospital and Renaissance Hotel.

  • With internship opportunities and daily instruction, our students learn many skills that can provide a foundation for any university or career.

  • Cadets at the Maritime Academy also learn leadership skills by earning rank and/or joining the leadership corps which provides opportunities for events like parades, flag retiring ceremonies, color guard, etc.

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