The International Baccalaureate Program is designed to provide students with a balanced education, facilitate geographic and cultural mobility and to promote international understanding.
· There is 1 way to participate in the IB Programme in 9th and 10th grade and is called the Middle Years Programme (MYP). It provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical, and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world. It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding, and global engagement—essential qualities for young people who are becoming global leaders.
· There are 3 ways to participate in the IB Programme in 11th and 12th grade. They are as an IB course candidate, IB career-related program, and the IB diploma programme.
o Course candidate – take one or more courses labeled ’IB’ and complete the IB requirements for that course throughout the year and in May. College credit can be earned for higher level IB assessments.
o Career-related Program – Take 2 years (11th and 12th grade) of the same CTE area course, take one IB course over two years in any subject, choose at least one additional IB area to complete and take the IB assessment in May, and enroll in an Approaches to Learning semester course either semester 2 of junior year of semester 1 of senior year.
o IB Diploma Programme – Take 6 total IB courses over a 2 year period (11th and 12th grade) from each of the 6 subject groups. At least three of the courses must be assessed at the higher level. There are also 3 required core components that must be completed. They are CAS (creativity, activity and service), Extended Essay, and Theory of Knowledge (TOK).
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