Merlo Institute of Environmental Technology is a specialty high school that uses the principles of Environmental Science, Engineering, and Visual Media Arts to prepare students for the rigor of higher education and career pathways. Merlo Institute is open to all 9-12 students who complete the application process. Merlo provides a secure and nurturing environment that promotes diversity, equity, rigor, and environmental awareness. We are committed to graduating self-sufficient, independent, and socially responsible adults. Students have access to rigorous A-G courses and career-readiness programs that can be completed within four years. Merlo’s Advanced Placement and College Prep courses provide opportunities for advanced specialized coursework and college credit. Beginning in the 9th grade, students will explore various careers. In 10th grade, students can choose one of Merlo’s three CTE pathways Environmental Resources, Engineering Technology, and Visual Media Arts.
Merlo Institute requires an application packet that includes student records (attendance, grades, and discipline), and essay. All materials must be submitted together to the school. Students usually apply for admission during the District pre-registration process. Upon completion of the application review, students will be notified of their admission status.