IB Mission Statement
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 the schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment.
These programs 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 the International Baccalaureate Program?
- The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a comprehensive curriculum that responds to the needs for greater challenge for highly motivated high school students.
- The IB program is designed and administered by the home office in Geneva, Switzerland and encompasses internationally based standards of achievement.
- The IB program is considered the most rigorous high school curriculum in the world.
What does the IB Program Provide?
- The IB curriculum provides a broad based arts experience for the college-bound student.
- Proficiency in language and mathematics, the two most important tools communication and analysis.
- In-Depth exploration of the study of human behavior and the process of educational inquiry.
- Educational experiences with a well-rounded, highly academic course of study emphasizing the development of the total individual.
- Favorable admission into universities around the world.
- Possible credit and/or advance placement at colleges and universities around the world…In state supported schools in the state of Texas, students who earn an IB diploma and score a 4 in all six areas will be awarded 24 hours of college credit towards their degree.
IB Diploma Programme
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