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International Baccalaureate

What is the mission of the International Baccalaureate (IB)?
  • The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
 
What is an IB Education?
 
  • All IB programme are rooted in 4 elements – curriculum, student assessment, professional development, and programme evaluation.
  • Your student is apart of a programme that reaches:
    • 1.3 million IB students worldwide
    • 4,527 IB World Schools
    • 156 Countries
  • 4 Programmes:
    • Primary Years Programme (PYP)
    • Middle Years Programme (MYP)
    • Diploma Programme (DP)
    • Career-related Programme (CP)
 
What is an IB education at SSICP?
  • 3 Programmes
    • IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP)
      • All Students in grades 9 and 10
    • IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
      • Students in grades 11 and 12
      • 55 Full IB Students this year
      • 243 Course IB Students this year
      • Options to be a Full IBDP student with 7 college-level courses or an IB Course student with 1-3 college-level courses
    • IB Career Programme (IBCP)
      • Open to students in grades 11 and 12 that are apart of the Medical or Business Program
      • 45 IBCP students this year