Presentation on theme: "A challenging curriculum for the 21 st Century. Curriculum that is created, distributed, and evaluated throughout the world at a rigorous college-level."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum that is created, distributed, and evaluated throughout the world at a rigorous college-level standard. Completing all of the requirements results in an additional (to regular high school) international diploma.
Added German as of 2013- 2014 Added Theater as of 2013- 2014 Added Mathematics 2013-2014
3 Higher Level Courses (2 years of study – 11 th & 12 th grades) 3 Standard Level Courses (generally 1 year of study plus prior experience, such as World Languages or Mathematics) Theory of Knowledge Course (TOK) Creativity Action and Service (CAS) Extended Essay
Rigorous Honors Coursework in 9 th and 10 th grades AP Classes as preparation Some AP Classes in Combination with IB Classes IB Classes in 11 th and 12 th grades
Counselor: Cheryl Benson CAS Chair: Chris Jensen Coordinator: Katie Eskelson-Ieremia Teachers: ◦ Group 1 (English): Brandon Winn & Ted Sierer ◦ Group 2 (Second Language): Cathy Davis & Carolyn Ebert & Bob Hardy ◦ Group 3 (Ind & Soc): Kyle Bracken ◦ Group 4 (Sciences): Monica French, Doug Jorgensen & Erica Vermaas ◦ Group 5 (Math): Bruce Grable & Rebekah Evans ◦ Group 6 (Arts): Pat Eddington, Erin Patrick, Angela Pontious & Chad Taylor ◦ TOK: Ted Sierer
Learning how to learn Learning to ask questions and find answers Personal ideas about knowledge is emphasized Learning as if you were a scholar in that field of study College preparation – increased success College acceptance rates increase College Credit
All students who are committed to learning and are motivated to take challenging courses throughout high school. Applications are available through the office and on the website. There is no exam to become an IB student.
IB students can also take AP exams for additional credits IB ExamScoreBYU Course Fulfilled Credit Hours BYU Core Req Fulfilled English HL 5,6,76Letters French SL 5,6,7Fren 101, 102 7 Biology HL 5,6,7Biol 1003Bio Sci Prip & Rea Math SL5,6,7Math 970 University of California IB Policy ◦ “Students who complete the IB diploma with a score of 30 or above will receive 30 quarter (20 semester) units toward their UC degree. ◦ Designated examinations may be considered equivalent to UC freshman-level courses in the subject and may be used to satisfy general education or breadth requirements. ◦ The units granted for IB exams are not counted toward the maximum number of credits required for declaration of a major or the maximum number of units a student may accumulate prior to graduation. Students who enter the UC with IB credit do not have to declare a major earlier than other students, nor are they required to graduate earlier.” http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/ib- credits/index.html
Class of 2013 – 13 Class of 2014 (current seniors)– 18 Class of 2015 (current juniors)– 36 Class of 2016 (current sophs)– 38 Class of 2017 (current freshmen)- 49
Diploma Total Score ◦ Highland average = 29.5 ◦ Required by IB = 24 12 points in HL subjects