Maritime Academy offers alternative for your childâ??s education

Students learn how to kayak in an after school program.

Maritime Academy of Toledo is holding a week-long open house for families and students who want to learn more about their school options.

The Academy is a tuition-free public community college-prep school for students in grades 5 â?? 12.

Students will get to experience a day in the life of a Maritime student with the Academyâ??s AIM Program --- short for Academy Introductory Mission --- on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 6 â?? 8, from 9 a.m. until Noon.

In May 2013, Maritime Academy of Toledo was named a â??High Progress School of Honorâ?? by the State of Ohio.

The Maritime Academy offers:

â?¢ High School Diploma, College Prep, Post Secondary College Credit

â?¢ Individual Education Plan for Every Student

â?¢ STEMâ??Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Focus

â?¢ After-School Test Prep and Enrichment (3 - 6 p.m. daily)

â?¢ Job Placement for Maritime & Culinary Career Tech Students

â?¢ Sports Programs, Swimming Pool, & Fitness Center