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1International Baccalaureate Program Hanover High School Brian Letourneau IB Coordinator
2IB Mission StatementThe International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.To this end the IBO works with 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 other people, with their differences, can also be right.
3To Answer Your Questions . . . Who may enroll in the IB Program?Why should students enroll in the IB Program?How and when should students prepare for the IB Program?
4Requirements of the IB Program -An IB student is required to take six IB classes in their junior and senior year.-A candidate must select one subject from groups 1 to 5 from the IB hexagon.-The sixth subject may be selected from group 6 or a candidate may select an additional subject from groups 1 to 5.
6Pre-IB program 9th Grade 10th Grade PIB English PIB History (World History II)PIB GovernmentPIB BiologyAdvanced ChemistryGeometry or Algebra IIAlgebra II or Algebra III/Trig or Pre-CalculusForeign LanguagePEElective, plus Study Hall
7The IB Years IB English HL A IB English HL B IB French, German, Latin, or Spanish SLIB History of the Americas HL AIB History of the Americas HL BIB Biology HL/SL, IB Chemistry HL/SL, or IB Physics SLIB Math Studies SL or IB Mathematics SL or IB Mathematics HLIB Electives: Visual Arts HL/SL, IB Psychology SL, IB Design Technology SLStudy Hall/TOK
8The IB Diploma Exams are given in May for each IB class. IB students are required to complete projects for each class.Each exam is scored out of 7 points.In order to earn an IB diploma, a minimum score of 24 out 42 must be earned.Students may opt to be certificate students.
9The IB Diploma Creativity, Action, Service (CAS): Active involvement in a minimum of 150 hours of community service, artistic, and physical activities.Theory of Knowledge: an externally assessed course that contrasts ways of knowing in all six subject areasExtended Essay: A 4000 word independent research paper in one of the six subject areas
10Benefits of the IB Program The IB program is a rigorous academic program.An IB diploma is a desirable factor in the college admissions process.College credit can be earned from successful completion of IB exams.
11University Recognition Click on “Services”Click on “University Recognition”
12IB vs. AP Both are rigorous academic programs Both can earn college creditBoth are beneficial in the college admissions processIB includes various forms of assessment (projects), the AP score is only based on the exam scoreIB has additional requirements (CAS,EE), AP only involves the exam in May
13FAQ’s How do PIB courses compare to advanced courses? Is my child appropriate for the IB Program?Can students change directions after enrolling in the PIB or IB Programs?Can students enroll in the IB Program without being in the PIB Program?